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Was it difficult?

The swim itself  was not as difficult  as I’d  anticipated.

The sky was clear and blue. The sea was  calm, silky and otherworldly. It was amazing. 722 more words

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English Channel Swim 2016

Does this man look like he’s been swimming for 11hrs 24mins?!?! Smashing it!! pic.twitter.com/27ZNMVcoGP

— Tim Denyer (@CoachTimSwim) July 18, 2016

I successfully completed my solo swim across the English Channel in a time of 14hours and 31 minutes, starting at Samphire Hoe in Dover at 10.20am on 18th July 2016 and finishing on the beach at Wissant, France, in the early hours of the next day.

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Am I taking my kids?

5am 18 July 2016 , the morning of my Channel swim

I take the taxi to meet up with Tim before heading down to Dover… 76 more words

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Get set

Ok , so here is the latest, in brief .

I start my swim at Samphire Hoe, Dover at around 10.30am on Monday 18th July… 215 more words

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wet thumb

Here I am sitting in my studio, waiting for the go ahead to swim, trying to think clear thoughts, trying to remember those brilliant ideas that spring to mind when I’m swimming, but struggling to think of anything except swimming. 214 more words

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When am I going?

My channel swim is scheduled to take place between the 8-20 July. The actual date and time of my swim is weather dependent.

There are other swimmers to go before me. 35 more words

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