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On this blog, you will be able to read about the quest to achieve my goal of swimming the English Channel in 2013. I hope you enjoy it and come back regularly to see how I'm doing!
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Category Archives: Open Water Swimming
The “shout-out” to Lee Corso of ESPN’s College Gameday that is the title to this post seemed appropriate as we approach the beginning of college football season. It is also apropos of my swim in Lucky Peak this past Sunday. … Continue reading
Last week I completed (competed) in the Deer Creek Open Water 5k swim. When I got home I immediately began searching for more open water swims to get under my belt before the dreaded winter arrives in the Rocky Mountain … Continue reading
Let me just say: The drive was worth it. The Deer Creek Open Water Marathon Swim folks put on a heck of an event! The weather was darn-near perfect. Michelle did us all proud by being the only SUP support … Continue reading
In my continuing quest to expand my horizons in the world of open water swimming, I have registered for the Deer Creek Open Water Marathon Swim – 5k non-wetsuit division. The race will take place on Saturday, August 13, 2011, … Continue reading
As you might imagine, one of the most difficult parts of swimming the English Channel (other than the CRAZY distance) is the water temperature. For a Channel attempt to be official, the only things I am permitted to wear are: … Continue reading
Swimming in the pool is a “necessary evil” for my preparation for the English Channel 2013 swim. The Channel, however, is not a pool swim. That means I need to get outside and swim in the open water. It is … Continue reading
On Sunday, August 1, I took another step in the journey to my English Channel swim. I successfully completed the Governors Island swim; my first “official open water swim.” Although this is but one step in the journey, it was … Continue reading