A whirlwind 48 hours… We thought we were going three weeks early but our swim was cancelled by our pilot a few hours before we were due to go because the forecast was too windy
Fancy taking three friends to eat at a Michelin-starred restaurant with a 12-course tasting menu and wine included?
Here are the last two blogs I’ve done for 220 Triathlon magazine.
Life has been full of swimming, swimming and more swimming in recent weeks but I’ve also been working hard with some great massage clients. Some of my clients have done some extraordinary things this summer like cycling the South Downs Way in both directions (200 miles off road!) within 24 hours, ultra marathons, cycling from Lands End to John O’Groats,
Another 220 blog. I promise to do a non-swimming blog next week.
Channel swim training continues but the excitement three weeks ago of the water temp rising has dropped. As has the temperature of the water again. Very frustrating. The Seabrook Seals have been posting photos on their Facebook page of happy smiling swimmers a year ago yesterday when the sun was out and everyone swam for over an hour.
Many of the Seals took part in 2swim4life last weekend – a 24 hour endurance swim. What an event!
At long last it looks like Spring is on its way. The sea temperature seems to be moving in the right direction, the air temperature has become milder and the icy Siberian east wind has gone back to Siberia where it belongs.
My Seabrook Seal swimming buddies and I have been desperate for one or more of these things to happen for about six weeks now because the perfect storm of seasonal low sea temperatures,
I can’t think why I haven’t mentioned this before. The Channel has jellyfish. We will get stung. So our glorious leader, Dee Seabrook has found us a lake full of the things where we can practice swimming (wo)manfully on while being stung.