After you’ve decided you want to swim the Channel you need to find a pilot, train like mad, find a crew, train some more and then do some more training.
Just 94 days to go before my Channel swim so time for the first swim of the season from Fisherman’s Walk Zig Zag to Boscombe Pier and back, around 3.8km.
A bit of a milestone day as I officially kicked off my long distance open water season and logged my first one-hour swim of the year.
A 1km winter swim at Durdle Door refreshes the parts that other swims under natural limestone arches can’t reach.
This year’s summer hols incorporated a plan to swim the length of Lake Vidöstern in Southern Sweden by competing in the Vidösternsimmet, billed as Sweden’s longest and toughest open water swim race.