Advertisement

'The Severn Swimmer' has made history

A man from Gloucester has become the first person ever to swim the length of the River Severn. The 220-mile challenge from the river's source in mid Wales to Severn Beach is the equivalent of ten English Channel swims.

View all 7 updates ›

Man swimming the River Severn nears finish line

A man from Gloucester swimming the length of the River Severn for charity is nearing the finishing line.

Kevin Brady reached Sharpness yesterday. The 220 mile challenge from the river's source in mid Wales to Severn Beach is the equivalent of ten English Channel swims.

The co-founder of the Superhero Foundation set off on the 23rd of September. If the 32-year-old, who's from Gloucester, completes the challenge, he'll make history by being the first person to finish such an adventure.

More on this story