West Cork swimmer completes latest endurance test in Hawaii

BALLYDEHOB endurance swimmer Steve Redmond has successfully completed the 27-mile Moloka’i Channel swim in Hawaii.

He swam 44 miles to complete the longest crossing ever crossing recorded for Moloka’i and is also the first Irishman to finish it.

He was said to be “relieved and delighted” to complete the swim in the early hours of the morning Irish time.

The amazing achievement means that Steve has now completed six out of seven of the Oceans 7 Challenge swims with just the Tsugaru Strait swim in Japan remaining.

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