Our day started with a morning routine – just as I like and need for things to be when training or preparing for any big swim. It was 8am and we had the privilege of seeing a beautiful sunrise as we swam
Yesterday morning I woke up very tired, so I stayed at home went to bed at 9pm and woke up at 7am. I felt a bit better, and did a 3km swim with Sarah and
With the swim being so foreign in a foreign country, there are loads of logistics to arrange. Camilla from Plastic Oceans Chile has been a tremendous asset co-ordinating permits from the municipality, navy and mayor.
After 36 hours of travelling and over 12 weeks of planning, we finally arrived on Rapa Nui (Easter Island). Our final flight was actually the best with a slightly bigger plane and I managed to
One of the reasons I swim is to create awareness about the devastating and global effect of plastic pollution. When I first started my journey into open water swimming I started with the intention and
Following yesterday’s bumpy and somewhat eventful swim, the plan today was a 90 minute 1-way swim, catch a ride on a jetski sled and then do a 3km race and a 1-2km easy swim home.
Blue bottles, vomiting, massive swell and bumpy seas awaited me in a 5 hour training swim this weekend. I came to PE to give a talk and decided to use the opportunity to stay for the
Little by little – this is my motto for the year. 8 years ago when I travelled to Hawaii for the first time to meet a friend, I never imagined that my life would have
This weekend I had the privilege of swimming in a training camp in Sterkfontein in the Free State. Just outside the town of Harrismith, Sterkfontein is one of the catchment areas of the Vaal River.
I was recently asked the questions: Is wrapping paper recyclable? I did not know the answer to this question, but as I started researching it and thinking about the question, I started to realise that