News and Media Appearances


Weds 2nd December 2015 - Daily News of Open Water Swimming

Lots Of Hubbub About Michael Ventre's Transatlantic Swim



Fri 27th November 2015 - London Live 

London Swimmer Prepares for Atlantic Crossing


Mon 23rd November 2015 - Good News Shared Web Article and Podcast

Why I’m Swimming 3,800 Miles Between New York and London in World Record Attempt


Sat 14th November 2015 - BBC Radio Merseyside - Saturday Breakfast

Paul Salt chats to Michael about the swim at 2hrs 39mins 45secs


Thurs 12th November 2015 - News24 Live - Interview with Nick Pawson

This African plans to swim from New York to London!

In April 2017, Botswana-born open water swimmer Michael Ventre is going...



Tues 3rd November 2015 - H2Open Water Magazine

Michael Ventre’s plan to swim from New York to London 

In 2007 Michael Ventre attempted to swim the English Channel. After 13 hours of swimming...


Fri 30th October 2015 - Daily News Of Open Water Swimming

New York To London Swim Adventure For Ventre

Michael Ventre will attempt to become the first person in history to swim from New York to London. In April 2017, he will step off the shore of New York en route to raise a target of £5 million for Oxfam.


Mon 24th March 2014 - Daily News Of Open Water Swimming

Michael Ventre's Unforgettable Experience in Rovaniemi (Winter Swimming World Championships - Finland)

For a swimmer from Botswana, that was some 450m winter swim.


Sun 17th March 2013 - Daily News Of Open Water Swimming

Michael Ventre Smiling and Swimming To Save The Children

Michael Ventre from Botswana added another notch to his impressive open water swimming resume last month.


Oct/Nov 2012  - H2Open Water Magazine

H2Open Water Magazine Interview. 5 Minutes With Michael Ventre

Botswana born and raised, Mike Ventre recently became the second Brit to swim the Molokai Channel, and has ambitions to complete the Oceans Seven challenge.  


Mon 6th August 2012 - Daily News Of Open Water Swimming

Michael Ventre Climbs China Walls After Molokai Crossing

Linda Kaiser reported that Michael Ventre from Botswana (by way of London) completed his swim across the Molokai (KaiwiChannel today...