Mike Swims the Channel News & Blog
The latest news and updates from Mike’s preparation and swim across the English Channel
A 7/6 weekend
It Doesn’t sound too harsh if you say it quickly a seven hour swim on Saturday followed by a six hour swim on Sunday, so within 30 hours the idea is to cover a similar distance and time to a channel swim. How difficult could it be? Well, let me elaborate a little.
To enable anyone to even set foot on the beach start line of a channel swim, there’s a few crucial items that need to be ticked off. Apart from the usual admin things, there’s a medical and a six hour qualifying swim that must be done in the year prior to a channel swim attempt.
‘My Swim Story’
Check it out! This month’s edition of the fantastic Outdoor Swimmer Magazine includes a full page all about me and my story.
Many thanks goes out to all at Outdoor Swimmer and Simon Griffiths for incliuding me in your magazine.
Take a look at: www.outdoorswimmer.com