Man vs Ocean – Adam Walker

I (Manda) can't remember when I first heard about the 'Ocean's Seven' challenge but I remember meeting my first Ocean Seven'r in NYC as we had none other than Darren Miller as our observer for our Manhattan swim in 2012. Darren told us stories about his swims and it inspired me but scared me in... Continue Reading →

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RG Active training race – July 2016

On Sunday 24 July family Kenny / Patrickson were up bright and early to head down to Ham Lake for one of the regular RG Active training races. The training races are held three times a year and the format is very relaxed. The races start at 8am. You can either swim 1 lap (around... Continue Reading →

Henley Mile – Skins vs. suits 2016

The question is age old – how much difference does wearing a wetsuit make?   It is almost impossible to answer that question.  Races, courses, water flow, how you feel on the day are all different.  The closest you are ever going to get to answer the question however is doing the same swim twice... Continue Reading →

Boulter’s to Bray 2016

Thanks to Paddy for giving us an insight into open water swimming events from the spectator's point of view.  It is as glamorous as we thought!! Massive well done to Kate for her swim! I'm not a sports spectator and never have been. I also can't swim. I can float and vaguely control the direction... Continue Reading →

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