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Chloe McCardel completes record-breaking Channel crossing
  • Endurance swimmer Chloe McCardel sets off from Abbotts Cliff beach near Folkestone as she embarks on a record-breaking swimming attempt across the English Channel. If completed it would the 35-year-old Australian's 35th successful Channel crossing, passing the men's record of 34 held by British athlete Kevin Murphy. (Photo by Gareth Fuller/PA Images via Getty Images)
  • Endurance swimmer Chloe McCardel sets off from Abbotts Cliff beach near Folkestone as she embarks on a record-breaking swimming attempt across the English Channel. If completed it would the 35-year-old Australian's 35th successful Channel crossing, passing the men's record of 34 held by British athlete Kevin Murphy. (Photo by Gareth Fuller/PA Images via Getty Images)
  • Endurance swimmer Chloe McCardel sets off from Abbotts Cliff beach near Folkestone as she embarks on a record-breaking swimming attempt across the English Channel. If completed it would the 35-year-old Australian's 35th successful Channel crossing, passing the men's record of 34 held by British athlete Kevin Murphy. (Photo by Gareth Fuller/PA Images via Getty Images)
  • Endurance swimmer Chloe McCardel sets off from Abbotts Cliff beach near Folkestone as she embarks on a record-breaking swimming attempt across the English Channel. If completed it would the 35-year-old Australian's 35th successful Channel crossing, passing the men's record of 34 held by British athlete Kevin Murphy. (Photo by Gareth Fuller/PA Images via Getty Images)
  • Endurance swimmer Chloe McCardel sets off from Abbotts Cliff beach near Folkestone as she embarks on a record-breaking swimming attempt across the English Channel. If completed it would the 35-year-old Australian's 35th successful Channel crossing, passing the men's record of 34 held by British athlete Kevin Murphy. (Photo by Gareth Fuller/PA Images via Getty Images)
  • Endurance swimmer Chloe McCardel sets off from Abbotts Cliff beach near Folkestone as she embarks on a record-breaking swimming attempt across the English Channel. If completed it would the 35-year-old Australian's 35th successful Channel crossing, passing the men's record of 34 held by British athlete Kevin Murphy. (Photo by Gareth Fuller/PA Images via Getty Images)
  • Endurance swimmer Chloe McCardel sets off from Abbotts Cliff beach near Folkestone as she embarks on a record-breaking swimming attempt across the English Channel. If completed it would the 35-year-old Australian's 35th successful Channel crossing, passing the men's record of 34 held by British athlete Kevin Murphy. (Photo by Gareth Fuller/PA Images via Getty Images)
  • Endurance swimmer Chloe McCardel sets off from Abbotts Cliff beach near Folkestone as she embarks on a record-breaking swimming attempt across the English Channel. If completed it would the 35-year-old Australian's 35th successful Channel crossing, passing the men's record of 34 held by British athlete Kevin Murphy. (Photo by Gareth Fuller/PA Images via Getty Images)
  • Endurance swimmer Chloe McCardel sets off from Abbotts Cliff beach near Folkestone as she embarks on a record-breaking swimming attempt across the English Channel. If completed it would the 35-year-old Australian's 35th successful Channel crossing, passing the men's record of 34 held by British athlete Kevin Murphy. (Photo by Gareth Fuller/PA Images via Getty Images)
  • Endurance swimmer Chloe McCardel sets off from Abbotts Cliff beach near Folkestone as she embarks on a record-breaking swimming attempt across the English Channel. If completed it would the 35-year-old Australian's 35th successful Channel crossing, passing the men's record of 34 held by British athlete Kevin Murphy. (Photo by Gareth Fuller/PA Images via Getty Images)
  • Endurance swimmer Chloe McCardel by her support boat as she embarks on a record-breaking swimming attempt across the English Channel. If completed it would the 35-year-old Australian's 35th successful Channel crossing, passing the men's record of 34 held by British athlete Kevin Murphy. (Photo by Gareth Fuller/PA Images via Getty Images)