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
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.
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
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
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.
This week was my final week of rest and recovery before starting my rigorous training program for Hawaii. It was a tough week, which is actually a blessing in disguise because it means I won’t
February is my rest month before I start a very specific and rigorous training program for my Hawaii challenge. When I say ‘rest’ it is an active rest month with goals to sort out my