(Article published in Helsingør Dagblad on 28th September 2016, translated by my fellow translator Billy O’Shea) “There can be a fantastic loneliness in those hours looking down into the dark depths” François Kofoed can swim practically naked for nine hours in the open sea. But he knows nothing about football, […]

Against all odds

Victory comes in many ways. That’s the beauty of it and my crossing of the Fehmarn Belt between Denmark and Germany (so-called Beltquerung) was no exception. After 10 days of waiting for the weather to change, constantly losing and regaining my faith, I finally got the go-ahead from my pilot, […]

This is it!

  THIS IS ‼️‼️ Ten long days of waiting have finally come to an end. I’ve just received the final go-ahead from the captain. I will swim tomorrow from Denmark to Germany. I will start around 6.30-7.00 am from Rødby harbour. 🏊🏊🏊👏🏼🎉  My team will take over my Facebook […]

Unleash the beast!

This is it! In a week from today, two and a half years of preparation will be put to the test. I feel strong and hungry. I can’t wait anymore. Let the hunt begin! It’s been a while since my last update, but as so often happens, no news is good […]