Big swim success

Last updated 08:29 01/02/2013

Relevant offers

New Plymouth's Paul Feltoe successfully completed a 40km swim across Lake Taupo at the weekend.

Feltoe, 39, took 13 1/2 hours to complete the swim after leaving Turangi at 5.30am.

Planning for the swim took several months, with Feltoe training up to six hours in the pool covering 20km distances.

His support crew included Tony McLean, Colin Feltoe, guide Peter Cook and Jacqui Knight.

Ad Feedback

- © Fairfax NZ News

Special offers
Opinion poll

Do you think New Plymouth's recycling collection system is up to scratch?

Yes

No

What's recycling again?

Vote Result

Related story: Council wheels out new approach to recycling

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content

Follow the Taranaki Daily News on Twitter

Get Taranaki's frequent news and sport updates

TDN The Weekend

The Weekend

with Glenn McLean