Jack Bannister and his teammates will step up their training this summer to make sure they top their best time for the HBF Rottnest Channel Swim.November 6, 2012, 3:18 am
Update, 10.50am A swimmer has injured their leg on a boat propeller during the HBF Rottnest Island Channel Swim.February 25, 2012, 8:49 am
Competitors embark on annual 19.7km swim.February 25, 2012, 8:16 am
Update, 11.35am First-time solo swimmer Jarrad Lawford has taken first place in the HBF Rottnest Channel Swim after a tight battle between the top three.February 25, 2012, 7:30 am
They come from all over Australia with two distinct things in common - a love of ocean swimming and tweeting.February 25, 2012, 6:17 am
HBF Rottnest Channel Swim competitors are keeping a keen eye on the weather, with forecasts pointing to conditions that might lead to the race being cancelled.February 23, 2012, 4:28 am
As the saying goes, third time's a charm - and for John Aitchison and his swimming team, that's exactly what they are hoping for at this year's HBF Rottnest Channel Swim.February 22, 2012, 5:01 am
After 10 successful HBF Rottnest Channel Swims, you would think that Andrew Bantock would be over the thrill of it all.February 21, 2012, 5:23 am
For the past three years, firefighter Garth Civil has been determined to get the Act-Belong-Commit message out to the community and he believes the HBF Rottnest Channel Swim is the perfect way to do it.February 18, 2012, 2:20 am
It's not every day that 45 people from the one group jump at the chance to swim 19km for charity but the ICEA Foundation is doing just that for this year's HBF Rottnest Channel Swim.February 17, 2012, 3:10 am
Swimming 19.7km by yourself is tough, but that will not stop 14-year-old Jack Archer having a go.February 13, 2012, 3:10 am
When our team swam the Channel in 2001, some bloke, a water polo player, did butterfly the whole way over. Butterfly. For 20km. I wonder sometimes, has he got himself a girlfriend yet?February 12, 2012, 11:43 am
For four mothers, taking on the Rottnest Channel Swim last year was a way to get out of their repetitive lifestyles that came with their children and give them something to focus on for themselves.February 10, 2012, 5:15 am
Any sighting of a great white shark bigger than 1.5m within 2km of swimmers will lead to this year's HBF Rottnest Channel Swim being abandoned, according to new protocols for shark sightings.February 9, 2012, 2:40 am
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