Tag Archives: English Channel

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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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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2 Saturday’s, 9 Pools & 9km

The last two Saturday’s I had decided to try and push myself and my back to see how it would take some further distance than the 2.5km I have been doing.  However, to try and make it fun and break it … Continue reading

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2015 – What will it bring?

So it is 2015 and as I thought about what resolutions I might make I decided that perhaps given the year that lays ahead I should just focus on that instead of trying to give something up. Over the last … Continue reading

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WE DID IT – To France & back in a day (well almost)

On Friday morning my alarm rang at 4am, it had felt only minutes that I had been sleeping after finally getting into bed at 12.30 after packing, preparing food and ensuring I had everything I needed – I also got … Continue reading

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The swimming costume team sheet

Some of my many costumes were recently told that they would be making the cut for the journey across the English Channel & back.  These are the ones that have made the team sheet, they still won’t know till the … Continue reading

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And the waiting continues

And we wait some more. Our slot is due to close on the 16th and our pilot has told us that it is highly unlikely that we will be going before then.  So what does this mean?  It doesn’t mean … Continue reading

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Whilst we wait…

So what we are doing whilst we wait? Last night Parviz, Brian and I (as well as other friends Amanda, Katie, Kate and Montserrat) headed off to Henley to swim in the Henley Swim – Club to Pub swim.  A … Continue reading

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Meet team COSMIC Rays

As time draws closer to our big swim I thought it would be a great opportunity to introduce you to team COSMIC Rays. This is my team I will be spending my journey across the channel and back with and … Continue reading

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