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Tom Chapman

Tom is a Porthcawl local, he came from a triathlon background into distance swimming, he has swum the English channel solo and as part of four relays across the EC and one across the NC, has swum the old BLDSA route from Mumbles to Aberavon and in 2021, swam three solo routes across the Bristol Channel! In 2022 he made his fourth crossing from Penarth to Clevedon and his fifth from Porthcawl to Foreland Point! In 2023 he kicked off the season with a crossing on a new route from Minehead to Lavernock point to complete his sixth solo BC swim.

Swim links

Tom's swim map! (Swansea bay, tusker rock and Flatholm Island were not ratified swims). Interactive map below the picture.

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