Karteek Clarke, a member of the Edinburgh Sri Chinmoy AC, is an accomplished runner, having completed numerous marathons and ultramarathon runs & walks. He is better known amongst club members for his swimming exploits however, which are centred on the stretch of water between Dover and Cap Gris Nez.
While crossing the channel just once would be a dream come true for many athletes, Karteek is attempting to make the swim seven times. His epic quest began back in 1997.
Read accounts of some of Karteek's epic swims: