Tag: Crossing

Highlight

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 […]

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, […]

A thousand waves later

Two crossings, two Sundays in a row. Just the right mental energy refill I needed! July 12 – My team and I set off to cross the Sound from Elsinore in Denmark to Helsingborg in Sweden. As tradition dictates, I got up around 4 am in order to get […]

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 […]