Mum and daughter to swim world's strongest whirlpool
While some mums and their daughters are lounging by a hotel pool this summer, Sarah and Ellen Taylor will be taking a rather intrepid dip just north of the Arctic Circle.
They are aiming to be the first females to swim across the Saltstraumen maelstrom – the world’s strongest whirlpool, in Norway.
Incredibly, Sarah, 54, and Ellen, 23, are also planning to be the first to do the 250m swim without wearing wetsuits. The water temperature is likely to be a chilly 12 degrees Celsius.
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