BBC News | Ben Fogle completes Alcatraz swim

     October 11, 2011

    British adventurer Ben Fogle has completed a swim across San Francisco Bay from Alcatraz Island.

    He did the swim while filming the programme Year of Adventures based on the Lonely Planet book of the same name.

    The five-part series sees him tackle a series of challenges in the US, Europe and Australia.

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