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Updates of my training

La Santa Sport – Training Camp

I have just returned from twelve days at La Santa Sport – Lanzarote¬†. I trained with a mixed team of masters swimmers from various clubs under the direction of coach Tim . It’s always¬†different to swim with a new coach … Continue reading

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Feeling flat !

After my adventures in South Africa I was so very happy to be back home , training at Swiss Cottage and the Lido . I have only trained a few sessions last week due to working up north , so … Continue reading

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Race cancelled

Unfortunately due to high winds and huge swell the Cadiz FReedom Swim Robben Island to Blouberg( Cape Town) was cancelled . There was an alternative race swiftly organised for the next day 10k at Big bay however after eating some … Continue reading

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Disaster

Test swim ….. Disaster ….. Lost goggles from my head in the surf trying to get out to swim at Camps Bay …… Ist spare is with my pilot as is 2nd spare pair so now starting the race tomorrow … Continue reading

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Blouberg , Cape Town

Arrived here all OK , managed to sleep for about six hours on the flight so feeling good . There is only one hour time difference so no jet lag which is good The hotel we are staying in overlooks … Continue reading

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My journey begins

So far this week I have tried to focus on my final few swims rather than the race ahead ! I feel my body is rested but my mind is racing , I will calm down once I see the … Continue reading

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Sea swim v lido/ lake swim …..

Swimming this morning in the Lido I felt as if I was a foot lower in the water !!! The buoyancy in the sea is great it allows your body to sit ‘high’ in the water and it makes me … Continue reading

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