August 26, 2019

Featured in Hull Daily Mail

A Hull swimmer has become the first to swim solo across the width of the River Humber and back.

Richard Royal, who also works as the energy programme manager at the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), took the plunge into the estuary on Saturday afternoon, cheered on by family and friends.

He made the crossing, close to the Humber Bridge, in a time of just one hour and 14 minutes, becoming the first person to do the swim alone.

Richard, who has previously swum the English Channel, admitte...

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