This was by far my favorite of the four swims! I enjoyed the time before the swim, and I enjoyed the time after the swim! Oh, I also enjoyed the swim… but mostly before and after. All the swimmers and kayakers and other volunteers met on the dock at the marina around 3 […]
Since this day was the longest, I tried to make some mental notes while I was swimming. This was also a great distraction from the cold. I think around 2 hours in I still had numb hands and feet, my core was doing OK because I wasn’t shivering. However, I was still dealing […]
Started at 10:30 am, the water was cold but bareable… I think because I was expecting it to be colder. It was probably around 63-64 degrees. Water and wind were both fine for about 45 minutes, then the wind really picked up and was blowing me and my kayaker all over the place. The […]
Lake Saguaro – April 27th, 2016 Hollie, Taj and myself arrived at the Lake Saguaro marina around 6:50 am. Most of the swimmers and support crew had already arrived, but the speed boats were still being dropped into the water. Everyone was busy getting gear bags ready and discussing their feed plans for the […]
If you are interested in finding out what the atmosphere is like during S.C.A.R. take a look at this video. It captures the camaraderie we develop as marathon swimmers, the scenery we experience as we swim along canyon walls in the middle of a desert, and what our definition of “fun” is… Enjoy! p.s. Thanks Kent […]
Read a brief account of my swim on August 1st, 2015 in Pittsburgh!
TO DONATE NOW, CLICK HERE I know it has been a grip since I last posted (before I completed the SCAR swim last May 2014!). But I have come out of hiding to give some exciting info on my upcoming RIVER SWIM! Three rivers. One day. Thirty kilometers. The idea is that myself and a […]
Over the past two weeks I have been getting work done on my shoulder by Geoffrey Bishop of ‘Stay Tuned Therapeutics’. He has joined the team of sponsors helping me to reach the finish line! I came to Geoffrey with soft tissue damage to my right back/shoulder due to the high mileage I have been […]
The Belton Swim Team participates and raises money for Team FARA.