Category Archives: Training

MARK THE DATE!!!!!

Training has started well in 2011, although 2010 ended rather poorly with the snow, Christmas meals and parties and just good lazy living.  2011 has had me out running (3 times this week) a few sessions on the turbo-trainer, in the garage and … Continue reading

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The Irish Sea

How much further from Dover, within the UK, can you get for this week’s training session? We’re here this week in North Wales for an early celebration of Pat & Arthur’s Golden Wedding Anniversary, so training today will consist of two … Continue reading

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Warmer Seas…

I was just starting to think that the Channel was warming up nicely!  As I said in an earlier blog, I completed my 7 hour swim in Dover at beginning of August, and was aclimatising to the water temperatures well. The is … Continue reading

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Training update …

Having lost my training buddy, Ian, ‘cos he successfully completed his cross channel swim on Tuesday in a time of 15 hours and 47 minutes, I only managed 14.5 lengths yesterday!!!! Whilst you may think 15 isn’t a great number … Continue reading

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