Edward Williams is a marathon swimmer and inspirational speaker based in Cambridge UK. He was one of the youngest people in history to swim the English Channel raising in excess of £60,000 for Cancer Research and this was the launch pad for a life dedication to swimming. In 2006 Ed set up Elite Swimming Academy Ltd which now teaches over 800 children every week how to swim.
In 2011 Ed won first place for Cambridgeshire young person of the year for Charity work and turning a hobby into a thriving company winning £1000 which was donated to East Anglia's Childrens Hospice.
Ed is currently training for his next big challenge for summer 2014 to swim across the North Channel between Scotland and Ireland.