Tag Archives: Channel swimming

  1. Cork Distance Week

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    19/07/2016 by Carl Reynolds

    I went to the first of these in 2009 with about ten other hardy swimmers, all looking (except me) to …
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  2. White Cliffs to Cap Blanc – the chicken method

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    02/08/2013 by Carl Reynolds

    Success in achieving an endurance swim (or, in many cases, surviving) is dependent on the swimmer (you’d be surprised), the …
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  3. Ned’s torture camp goes softcore

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    13/07/2013 by Carl Reynolds

    Having experienced two previous Ned Swim Camp’s, it’s reputation suggested cold water (less than 12C), stormy seas, lots of rain …
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  4. aches and pains

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    10/05/2013 by Carl Reynolds

    One particular stupid swim this week. Tuesday I get into the lido. It’s 15C. I think I’ll swim for 2 …
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  5. I heard Dover, calling me

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    04/05/2013 by Carl Reynolds

    With apologies to The Triffids. Having made a decision, I took the next step. Day one Channel Training on Dover …
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  6. cojones, rabbits and chest of drawers

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    25/04/2013 by Carl Reynolds

    Or a week swimming long distance in all sorts of cold and cool water. Arrived at Palma Airport to be …
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  7. and all of a sudden

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    16/04/2013 by Carl Reynolds

    And all of a sudden I came to the realisation that I would be doing a six hour swim next …
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