Daring Hull man hopes to become first to swim across River Humber - and back

A record-breaking Hull swimmer aims to become the first person to swim solo across the length of the Humber Bridge and back.

Richard Royal has completed many insane swimming challenges in the past, but this latest test could be his toughest yet.

Not only will the daring swimmer be jumping into the daunting stretch of water of the River Humber to swim to Barton-upon-Humber , he will also be swimming back to return to the north bank, completing a 3.7km swim against the river’s notorious currents.


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