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Sketch Note

I was interviewed by Tough Girl last year following my channel swim.  This year she produced this sketch note which is great summary of my swim  Take a look.

From telegraph to cyberspace

Technology developed rapidly these 150 years and if we want to discover how and when the development origins, here is it. 1851, first undersea cable crossed the… 138 more words


Soothing Waves

“For whatever we lose (like a you or a me),

It’s always our self we find in the sea.”

– the great poet E.E. Cummings


Catamaran @Normandy

Normandy is well-known for its beautiful beaches and exceptional landscapes along the “English Channel” that divides France and UK. Normandy is also famous for its battle during WW-II known as “Battle of Normandy” and for D-Day Landing beaches. 474 more words


The Best Laid Plans....

You can plan as much as you like but when all the Gods are against you then you need to accept things as they are…. and then make a new plan. 410 more words

Channel Swimming

Toronto man becomes 28th Canadian to complete solo swim across English Channel

A 30-year-old Toronto man has become the latest Canadian to successfully complete a solo swim across the English Channel.

Samuel Bail finished the roughly 32-kilometre swim on Tuesday, taking 15 hours and 25 minutes to swim the distance between England and France. 560 more words


Need to have a plan....

Ok, so I’m officially rubbish at going to the doctors. The day after I wrote my last blog my shoulder was a lot better. Normal people would still probably get it checked out but to anyone who does any kind of sport with passion, it’s a free pass to carry on with things. 494 more words

Channel Swimming