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Mermaids do it better

In my next life, I want to be a mermaid, and no Prince Charming – however big his pecs – will ever make me trade my tail for anything else in the world! My legs are my tail in this life, and I’ve come to love them! Once upon […]

Eins, zwei, drei, Bootsverleih

This is it! Beltquerung, here I come! Swim slot, escort boat, medical attests, accommodation, my personal crew onboard – everything is settled. I have now officially booked my swim across the Fehmarn Belt between Denmark and Germany, aka “Beltquerung”. I’ve been allocated a slot between 8th and 14th August. Which way I’ll be swimming […]

2016, make it swim!

Oh welcome, 2016! A new dawn and a fresh start! As my friend Camilla will love to tell you, this year, I’m finally turning 40, so I want to make the best of it. Still, I’m not a big fan of new year’s resolutions. The way I see […]


Dedication, confidence and sweat. Those have been the main ingredients in my swimming recipe those last three months and the result is purely delicious – and fat free! 😉 Back in August I sat with my trainer Susanne. We reviewed my strategy as well as my goals on a shorter term. The goals we […]

Be Your Own Hero

For eight months I keenly waited for my Super Hero to come and rescue me, but all I met was one villain after another. Dodgy health, bereavement, burnout, plumetting performance, demotivation – you name it. I kept waiting for some kind of heroic action from a strong guy […]