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Mallorca Long Distance: ‘Boot Camp”

Mallorca Long Distance: ‘Boot Camp...

As some of you know, last week I headed to Mallorca in Spain for a ‘Long Distance Swim Training Camp’, run by Swimtrek. And excellent it was too. The purpose was to glean valuable information, complete the 6 hour channel qualifying swim in 16 degrees C or less and generally panic with other channel aspirants for 2013. I was not to be disappointed at all! Our guides and mentors were: Kevin Murphy ‘King of The Channel’ (34 crossings, including several doubles), Cliff Golding (7 crossings with will power unrivalled) and the beautiful Babs, Fiona Southwell (An extreme ice...
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First Lake Swim of the Season!

First Lake Swim of the Season!

Dear Friends and supporters, what a fabulous start to my charity fundraising. Thank you so very much. On the donation front, you might notice that I have added buttons by country. This should help facilitate tax relief for my family and friends, near and far. Il y a même quelques pages en français! This week has seen the first of many more regular cold water swims. On Saturday, I chalked up one more Alcatraz Crossing, then a 9km pool session in the afternoon, a large pasta meal followed swiftly by bed! On Sunday, a change in venue, to Crissy Field, San Francisco and a...