Members of the DSAuk showcased their exceptional swimming prowess at the British Long Distance Swimming Association One Hour Challenge held on Saturday, March 2nd. The event, hosted at Repton School, saw participants push their limits in the water, with remarkable performances marking the day.

Emelia Corns, Katie Corns, Katie Rilett-Young, Tom Mills, and Willie Coppen represented DSAuk in the challenge, each demonstrating their commitment and skill in the water.

Emelia Corns displayed impressive endurance, covering a distance of 1057 meters within the allotted time.

Katie Corns, another standout performer, showcased her swimming prowess by covering a distance of 1258.6 meters.

Katie Rilett-Young stole the show with an outstanding performance, covering an impressive distance of 2475 meters.

Tom Mills and Willie Coppen also made their mark in the challenge, with Mills covering a distance of 1862.5 meters and Coppen swimming an impressive 1882.6 meters.

As we reflect on the success of our recent event, we want to extend a massive thank you to all the volunteers who dedicated their time and effort to make it possible.

From timekeeping to meticulously tracking individual distances and measurements, your dedication and attention to detail were instrumental in the event’s success. Your encouragement and support also played a crucial role in spurring on the swimmers, motivating them to push their limits and achieve their personal best.

We would like to give a special shout out to Mark for his outstanding photography skills, capturing the excitement and camaraderie of the day with his exceptional talent behind the lens.

While the event may have come to an end, there’s still time to show your support by donating to the challenge. Your generous contributions will help us continue our mission of promoting inclusivity and empowering individuals with Dwarfism through sports and physical activity.

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