This morning I started a new training program. It was very exciting having a goal and not having to think or make up a program as I have been for the last 6 months. I
When I swam ashore at Makapu beach, I was surprised to see a local TV crew waiting for me. I had done this swim to create awareness of the importance of eliminating the use of
They say a channel is never over till it’s over. I discovered the truth of that a little over two weeks ago when I tackled the ominous Ka’iwi channel (also known as The Channel of
Yesterday I had the privilege of competing in the 3rd (now annual) 4 Elements Ocean Challenge. There was quite a big build up to the event and lots of new comers keen to challenge themselves.
Last week I had the privilege of watching various athletes compete and entertain at their highest level. It was the Olympic qualifiers for South African swimmers and I witnessed guys making the time by 0.01
I finally started to feel normal in the pool this week. I had a big training week to get through in terms of mileage for each session. It was quite a shift from what I
This week was my first proper training week for the Kawi channel. I did try last week, but that did not go so well, so I started again this week. I got off to a
Last week my coach had the foresight (again) to give me the week off. I was physically, mentally and emotionally exhausted and so I was relieved when Brian told me to take a week off
This week was tough as my first week back at training. I started off on the back foot waking up with a sore throat on Monday morning. I decided to ignore it and train anyway.