Swimming the Solent- I did it!

I did it, I swam the Solent! It was an incredible experience, I’m still on a high a few days later. For those who are not regular readers, I’ve been training to swim from mainland… View Post

Training to swim the Solent

In just four weeks I’ll be swimming the Solent. As with many challenges, it seemed so far away when I signed up, but the date quickly approaches! A few people have asked me what and… View Post

How to cope with a non-wetsuit swim in a triathlon

The recent hot weather has resulted in lake temperatures rising to something resembling a warm bath. British Triathlon Federation competition rules state that wetsuits are forbidden in water temperatures above 22°c, so it’s likely that many… View Post

Swimming the Solent with Aspire

I’m not sure where I first came across the idea of swimming the Solent, but I knew immediately that this was an event to be added to my bucket list. I’m fascinated with channel swimmers… View Post