Infinity V North Channel Relay Team testimoial

Gillian McShane

Infinity V North Channel Relay Team testimonial


Team Captain, Infinity V North Channel Relay I would have no hesitation in recommending Infinity Channel Swimming to all Open Water Swimmers – be they channel aspirants or not.

Infinity channel swimming work with you to design a bespoke training package that plays to your strengths and works on your weaknesses. They address all aspects of your performance – stroke analysis, physical strength and fitness, acclimatisation to different water and sea states and mental resiliance. They ai11889520_1481486425483943_6368215365845069423_nm to make you into a ‘total’ swimmer,who performs to the best of your ability every time you hit the water. Their ‘Hit th11813363_10153047783161623_3827507561243880117_ne Wall’ training weekend took five swimmers of vastly differing levels of experience and ability, some with physical and medical challenges, and made us into a cohesive team that was ready to take on, and beat, the North ChannelInfinity V North Channel Relay Team. 

The passion and commitment that Padraig and Colleen, together with their specialist consultant trainers and dedicated crew have for our sport is inspiring. Training with them is a game changer – bring on the next challenge!


The Infinity 5 North Channel Relay Team is a 5-person relay that crossed the North Channel and consisted of Joe BeltonDavid BurkeGillian McShaneNoel Grimes, and Thomas O’Hagan with Ian Conroy and Patricia McParland as crew and Pádraig Mallon as escort pilot.

The Infinity V relay is a 5-person team from Ireland that included David BurkeGillian McShaneNoel GrimesThomas O’Hagan, and Joe Belton together with support crew Milo Mc Court and Padraig Mallon and skipper Richard Lafferty. They completed a relaycrossing of the North Channel in 13 hours 15 minutes on 7 August 2015.