Video. Three years ago Jackie Cobbell swam the English Channel despite being repeatedly knocked off course by powerful currents. It took her 28 hours - the slowest crossing ever.
Well, tonight she's back in the record books after joining an international cold-water swimming team to cross the Bering Strait from Russia to America. John Ryall has been to meet her.
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