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There is no shelter to be found along the rocky beach. It’s a brief wilderness, just out of sight of the organized shorefront at the end of the serpentine steps, and the newly paved shoulderless road that hangs beneath the town’s seawall. 2,310 more words

Why I Swim

Splash! The water rushed up around me as I dove in. The feeling of being engulfed by water. The clarity of the blue through my goggles. 80 more words


When you can't swim, CLIMB

The sun baked our little climbing cave.  We watched steadily for the shadow of the day to immerse the bolts protruding from the sandstone.  It was a hot and humid day in July at Summersville Lake.   933 more words


Training Week 14, Day 3 - swim

I got into the pool today and I loved it. Was strong and got 2,200 meters in. Tomorrow is a bike ride and then onto my short run. 6 more words

Half Marathon

Black water

Stroke, stroke, stroke, breath
It is joked that black people cannot swim
Listen at my chuckle as I count all those I know
– who can swim… 166 more words

Ironman Mallorca

Pre race

Finished night shifts on the tuesday (wednesday morning) hoping that this wouldnt affect me too much for saturday race day, although I think it may have helped having to go to bed early for a 03:30 alarm thursday morning to get to the airport. 2,501 more words

SUPERFROG Race Recap: Part 2


I was still really nervous from my practice swim, but I was also really determined. Chatting with others in the start corral helped a lot- they were as nervous as I was, and we all worked up a bit of a “screw it, let’s go!” attitude. 1,712 more words