Never too old for a surprise

Never too old for a surprise
Never too old for a surprise

I surprise myself at times Firstly, let me offer a big APOLOGY to all who followed my swims in SCAR. Since then my postings have been a bit sporadic – actually non-existent. There is a good reason for that. As my two major swims this year have been at the beginning – and one yet […]

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So What is Next

So What is Next
So What is Next

No rest for the wicked! With SCAR well and Truly behind me, I think there is one thing that I omitted. Not that I am too bothered by it, but for some, there might be a need to find out how I did overall. Not once have I posted any of my times or placings […]

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SCAR 2015 Done

SCAR 2015 Done
SCAR 2015 Done

The End of an Epic Adventure Last night marked the end of an adventure that I had been anticipating for nearly 7 months. In that time a lot has happened. This was the first time I had signed up for an Event which tested me and my crew on SO MANY levels. We have both […]

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3 Down 1 to go

Day 3 Done Right, before we go any further I need to express my Huge gratitude to Audra and all the support crew in this event. They were all amazing, whether they got to the end or not. It will all become clear whilst you read this fairly lengthy Blog as there was a lot […]

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Day 2 Down

We Now have the C in SCAR Hi there all. This is going to be a short one as we have finally Arrived at the Apache marina Hotel and the Drive here is positively stunning. It is a dirt Road for most of it – Main Highway by Africa Standards but dirt all the same. […]

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Day 1 Done

Day 1 Done
Day 1 Done

Very Early start The day finally arrived after a wonderful evening Hosted by The SCAR organisers at the local Mesa Country Club. We all met there at about 5.30, kayakers and swimmers to collect our Swag bags. Different ones for swimmers and Kayakers. This event, albeit only being in existence for about 4 years now […]

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Phoenix Arizona.

Phoenix Arizona.
Phoenix Arizona.

News Flash!!!  Arizona Invaded by Pod of African Hippos After a very interesting weekend We are Finally Here In Phoenix Arizona. It was a LONG DAY yesterday with 12 hours of flying and an 8 hour time difference. Before I go any further. I feel compelled to thank EVERYONE that has got me here. The […]

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1 week left

1 week left
1 week left

This time next week…. Wow, this year is disappearing – I bet you have heard that before? After my trip to Africa in Early December 2014, thoughts started to switch over to a swim in Arizona. At that point in time it seemed like it was ages away and nothing to worry about. Roll forward […]

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