Plastic plesiosaur coming to Bournemouth

World record-holding super swimmer Oly Rush is to attempt another first – towing a huge dinosaur in the water between Bournemouth’s two piers. The ‘human fish’ had a model plesiosaur made from 600 plastic bottles and other rubbish collected from beaches.

Human fish completes world first

Human fish Oly Rush has become the first person in history to swim around the island of Grand Cayman in the Caribbean. The plasterer, 37, from Upton near Poole in Dorset, completed the 95.5km (almost 60 mile) swim in 36 hours and 59 minutes.

Human fish to take on unique challenge

Human fish Oly Rush who smashed the round-the-Isle-of-Wight record last year is to attempt a far bigger challenge – by swimming around Grand Cayman.

Oly Rush smashes round island record

An environmental campaigner has smashed the world record for swimming around Isle of Wight. Plasterer Oly Rush from Upton, Dorset, circumnavigated 65 miles around the island in 15 hours and nine minutes – smashing the previous best of 26 hours. He set off at Seaview Yacht Club near Ryde at 11am on Monday and climbed from the water at 2:09am. … Read More

Oly’s Rush to swim around the Isle of Wight

An environmental campaigner is swimming non-stop around the Isle of Wight for a gruelling 24 hours to break a world record.
Vegan powerhouse Oly Rush, from Upton, Dorset, has decided to take on the 65-mile challenge after swimming the length of the Jurassic Coast last year.

Angela makes a splash

A recruitment regional director who could barely complete four lengths of her local pool finished a five kilometre swim for charity just eight weeks later. Angela Milne, 49, who manages the Southampton, Gosport and Godalming branches of Berry Recruitment, also raised more than £4,000 for charity – blowing away her £500 target. Originally from Menstrie in Scotland, Angela lives now … Read More