Tag: SwimDream76

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 […]

Behind every ego’s success is a team’s work

It’s all about L-O-V-E. Very few sports require as much teamwork as solo marathon swimming. I know that for sure now! Hours of escorting, feeding, pacing, safety, transport, planning… You name it! Both during your training sessions every single week and during the official swims. So much logistics, […]

The fish love me!

“Are you preparing for the Third World War, Sir?”, smirked the cashier as I passed him with my trolley crammed full of toilet paper. “No, I just have a very exciting swim on Saturday and I’m nervous like hell!”, I answered casually. It was only Thursday, but I […]

Hall of Shame

Let’s take a break. Just for one moment, for one post. Enough self-glorification. Now is the time to let a few skeletons out of the closet. You know, the little secrets we only reluctantly share in public. The ones that might spoil this image of perfection we hold […]