• Chris Ayriss

Ross O’Sullivan Completes the Severn

Updated: Sep 28


The BBC Reports: Ross O’Sullivan, 25, from Cardiff, started the 220-mile (354km) swim of the River Severn at the source near Llanidloes, Powys, on 1 June. On Saturday, he completed the challenge after reaching the Severn Beach at about 14:00 BST. “I was completely drained. But it was a great sense of achievement,” he said.


So far, he has raised £1,600 for motor neuron disease sufferers in memory of his uncle Jimmy, who died from the disease.


Mr O’Sullivan said he hoped he had helped promote “wild swimming” and inspired others to “take up a challenge”. More…


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