One-Armed Man Almost Swims English Channel

But he did swim in several circles. There, I got the easy joke out of the way. It’s easy because he’s persevering despite having one arm, while I use my two functional-yet-flabby arms to make fun of him. Also he’s French, so there’s a “surrendering” joke in there too. And I’m comfortable with making one or both of them.

Olivier Desmet - almost swam English Channel

Olivier Desmet was set out to swim the 22-mile stretch of water between the French coast and the British Isles, but within sight of the coast, his safety boat told him to come aboard. Quel dommage. Read more…