English Channel swimmer Simon Cooke helps rescue man


A man from Brighton training to break a cross-Channel swimming record has found himself involved in the dramatic rescue of another swimmer.

Simon Cooke is aiming to complete the earliest and coldest Channel swim next week for local charity Amaze.

He helped lifeguards tow a man to safety who had been spotted drifting with the strong current.


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