Dubai's Team Angel Wolf aiming for Guinness World Records

The endurance racing family is hoping to achieve two swimming records

Dubai's Team Angel Wolf aiming for Guinness World Records

Team Angel Wolf are setting their sights on setting not one, but two Guinness World Records.

On Saturday (November 2) the endurance racing family will attempt to break two open water swimming records.

Dad Nick Watson – a former Royal Marine and fitness expert – is hoping to smash the records for both the 5km and the 10km open water swim while pulling his 16-year-old son Rio in a kayak behind him.

Rio was born with a rare chromosome disorder, which affects his speech and motor skills and makes even simple movements, like walking, a challenge.

But far from letting that stop him, with the help of his incredible family, he gets to experience the thrills of some of the toughest endurance races including marathons and triathlons.

The team have participated in more than 190 races since 2014.

During the 10km open water race, Nick will have ankle bands attached to 3km of cords that are in turn hooked up to the kayak that Rio will be sitting in.

The name Team Angle Wolf came about as Rio’s nickname is Angel and Little Wolf is daughter Tia’s nickname.

This is the first attempt at a world record by Team Angel Wolf – and we wish them all the luck in the world as they get ready to smash them both.

Give Team Angel Wolf your support and head down to Dubai Offshore Sailing Club to cheer them on.

Go Team Angel Wolf – we are all behind you.
Sat Nov 2 6am-12pm. Dubai Offshore Sailing Club, Jumeirah Beach Road, Umm Suqeim 1, Jumeirah 3, Dubai.

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