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Sketch Note

I was interviewed by Tough Girl last year following my channel swim.  This year she produced this sketch note which is great summary of my swim  Take a look. Advertisements

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Beautiful Scilly

Two years ago I remember seeing a friends Facebook post about a new swimming challenge which was being held in the Isle of Scilly, it looked amazing and I added it to my ever expanding swimming bucket list.  I was … Continue reading

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The Big Escape

As part of our honeymoon Tom had surprised me by booking us in for the Sharkfest Alcatraz swim.  The email arrived into my inbox telling me I had booked onto the Alcatraz swim just days after a great white had … Continue reading

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Crossing the Strait

Back in April Kerry and I flew to Spain to attempt to swim across the Strait of Gibraltar and I have been meaning to write it up since then… however, planning my wedding, being made redundant, going on honeymoon and … Continue reading

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What’s been going on?

It has been some time since I last wrote a new post so with just three days till Kerry and I fly out to Spain to attempt to swim between Spain & Morocco (across the Strait of Gibraltar) this is … Continue reading

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What next?

Since the day after my Channel swim I have been asked by countless people…what next? At that point there was nothing, I was happy to have crossed the Channel successfully and was looking forward to not having to get up … Continue reading

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Life After the Channel

Today marks 2 months since I swam the English Channel so I thought I would write a quick blog on what it has been like since and what I have been up to. The days after the swim were very … Continue reading

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The Day I swam from England to France

On Friday 14th August I had just sat down for dinner when I got a text from my pilot Eddie saying ‘Can you swim this coming week’, this was the third time Eddie had asked if I had wanted to … Continue reading

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If you want a wise answer, ask a reasonable question

Like many aspiring Channel swimmers (& those whom already hold the grand title of being a Channel swimmer) I find myself always being asked questions about what it entails.  We often spend time laughing at some of the questions we … Continue reading

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The Never Ending Lake

On Monday I completed my longest ever swim to date, in fact more than double the time that I had swam before.  It was in Windermere where I swam to one end and then back again.  For those of you … Continue reading

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