A Winter’s Update

Nothing Shakespearean about this one. Just a quick catch-up. I thought it was about time to do some stock-taking. My rehabilitation after the two herniated discs in my neck is paying off. My strength is slowly but surely coming back in my right arm. Still a long way to go before I can […]

Better the devil you know

It was so weird. I don’t remember all the details. I don’t even remember the place exactly. I was sitting somewhere in an airport between Copenhagen and Brussels. It’s all a bit of a blur. A stranger came out of nowhere and took a seat right in front of […]


2016 will go down as the year where I fully committed to marathon swimming by the official international rules. It’s been an amazing journey so far, culminating in my crossing between Denmark and Germany – aka Beltquerung. Definitely my highlight of the year! More than anything, this short movie of […]

Some like it cold

Winter is all over us, and with it has come my favourite part of open water swimming – cold acclimation training. Yep, you heard it right – my favourite part! No, I’m not a masochist and I certainly don’t have super powers. And yes, I’m perfectly sane, thank you. I’ve […]

As thin as it gets

You can call me Tweety Bird. Right when I thought turning 40 was all about feeling young and looking great, genetics has decided to spoil the day for me. First the herniated discs in my neck, now my hair! Take a closer look… Really! Click on the opposite picture and look closer! […]