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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Beaten up by a swan?

Beaten up by a swan?
Beaten up by a swan?

A pretty packed and interesting weekend It has been a pretty busy week with work and trying to fit in training but we managed to do about 12 Km in the pool. Not a hell of a lot but work played its part and I am now coming into a week where I am not […]

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Training Ramping up again!

Time to get back in the pool. Since my last post, I have not really been doing a hell of a lot of swimming. I have, however been enjoying myself. As you are all aware now, I  have my own website (STILL – and will always be – a masterpiece in progress) Well, it probably […]

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43 days to go

43 days to go
43 days to go

Time to man up!!!!! O H      M Y     G O S H!  The last couple of weeks have just evaporated. I can only hope that the same is happening to the lakes in Arizona, that way it will be less distance that I have to swim. Oh well, I can only hope, […]

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SCAR Swim Arizona. 4 lakes 4 days

SCAR Swim Arizona. 4 lakes 4 days
SCAR Swim Arizona. 4 lakes 4 days

So what is SCAR Swim? SCAR SWIM ARIZONA This is a swim that was dreamt up a few years ago by a few guys who were training for marathon swims. They were all lucky enough to live not to far away from the Salt River Canyon in Arizona and used the lakes to do teir […]

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