Month: July 2014

And then they were 17

There were 17 of them. 17,03 to be exact. But after 10K, who’s counting anyway? I had the swim of my life. Everything went according to plan, if not better. My tapering and my sleep over the last six days were right on target. The weather was scorching […]

Foot Fetish

Get ready for a kinky read! Yesterday’s 10K swim was not just about me reaching another milestone on my way to the English Channel. It was the day I got a crush on my friend Dennis’ feet! The conditions were PERFECT! The water temperature was around 20 °C, […]

Handling the fear

One way or another the last couple of weeks have been revolving around the same theme: fear! At some point we all know this creeping feeling of dread conveyed by the open water. Currents, tides, wind, water temperature, flora, fauna, boat traffic, pollution, floating junk… once you enter the […]