10hrs 21miles Pre Channel swim training

On Friday 30th June I completed my toughest training session to date. Swimming from Weymouth to Lulworth Cove and back, a distance of 21miles completed in 10hrs. I was supported by Tom who’s been coaching swimmers for the Channel since 1951, a true legend. Marc Newman 6x Channel swimmer and record holder for being the only person to complete the furtherest crossing by starting from Dungeness , just to name a couple of his achievements. Ali Bud one of the Gangsta Grannies who completed a two person 2 way Channel Relay last year and Jon Tribbeck my training partner and[…]

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Durley sea swim Training update

10th June 17 Another 6hr today in difficult sea conditions. 0.8m choppy waves but the sun made a good appearance so all was good. 👍😀🌊🌊🏊🏻🏊🏻 5th June 17 Channel swim training. 6hr sub 16c qualifier swim completed on Saturday along with Hayley, Dan,& Naomi. Conditions started out perfect but I turned choppy 3hrs in. Sunday I managed a 3hr swim. 21st May Another 4hr sea swim today with Dan, in much better conditions and the sun shining. Training going well. 20th May Well after planning to do 3hr sea swim standing on the shore, sea temperature 13.6c and 0.8m waves.[…]

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