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En route to my first Ironman

Posted on in News by Karen Lee

En route to my first Ironman
Headline Announcement Willy  Duhen Swimmer at heart.         I consider myself as a swimmer at heart, but I currently do more dry-land exercises to prepare for my next challenge: my first Ironman. The London marathon was supposed to be my challenge of the year, but due to...
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Why?

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Why?
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Testing the water

Posted on in News by Sara Barnes

Testing the water
Testing the water Sara BarnesFreelance writer who loves swimming in wild and not so wild water.          It’s been a funny winter up here in the Lake District: lots of rain, too much wind and not enough sun. All of that has combined to keep the water temperatures in t...
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Everything begins with an idea. The Birth - Charity Challenge

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Everything begins with an idea. The  Birth - Charity Challenge
everything begins with an idea....the birth  Lauren Turner Cornwall based swimmer, surfer, ocean lover,, spouse and mum.         So I am almost a month from the day that I announced my Swim4ShelterBox plan or the birth. That is not to say that it was a quickly though...
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Kirstie Beechey's English Channel Solo Swim - Selkie Charity Challenge

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Kirstie Beechey's English Channel Solo Swim - Selkie Charity Challenge
I caught the swimming bug 4 years ago now. The few years leading up to this had been tough, for various reasons, and my health and fitness had taken a back step. With life finally calming down, I decided I needed to take back the reigns, and over a glass of vino or 3 with the family, I blu...
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My goal - Charity Challenge by Kate Steels

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My goal - Charity Challenge by Kate Steels
My goal is to become the first British person to complete the ultimate extreme Ice Swimming Challenge of the ICE 7 and raise money for the Samaritans in memory of my beloved son Dan. The ICE 7 comprises of swimming a series of 7 Ice Miles in each of the 7 continents of the world (with some slight...
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