Reminiscences of a Long Distance Swimmer
Monday, 1 January 2018
Swimming La Bocayna Strait (Lanzarote to Fuerteventura)
I have been fortunate enough to have swum all over the world but I think this relatively short ca. 16km swim has served to remind me t...
Sunday, 17 September 2017
Reminiscences of a BLDSA President (2017)
So, the last BLDSA swim of the season, Lynn Regis, is complete and swim event appearances as BLDSA President have drawn to a close for ...
Sunday, 27 August 2017
Swimming from Switzerland to France (Classic 12km)
So the LGSA (Lake Geneva Swimming Association (https://www.lakegenevaswimmingassociation.com/) has opened up the old 'Classic 12km&...
Thursday, 21 July 2016
Lac Leman/Lake Geneva solo (43 miles) 2016
What/When/Why? It was the 27th August 2015. I was on another packed and sweltering train home from the City (of London) to home. As us...
Saturday, 30 January 2016
Nutrition for the Marathon Swimmer
It feels like the time has come for me to write a blog on nutrition. This also has a direct read-across to nutrition for marathon swimming!...
Friday, 9 October 2015
Catalina Channel Solo 2015
I set myself a tall order (from the idyllic comfort of my desk) at work in January 2015: The 41 mile Arizona SCAR swim, a second Englis...
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