100m Freestyle Australian Olympic Trials

Swimmers from all over the world are competing for their place in the London 2012 Olympic Games. In Australia, there is a lot of talent, so much so that Ian Thorpe could not make it into the final of the 100m Freestyle. From this, the name James Magnussen has popped...

Open Water Swimming, in February, in Scotland!

Yesterday was my second open water swim of 2011. I swam in the sea of the west coast of Scotland with a sea temperature of around 7 or 8 Celcius. Seeing as its been a couple of months since I have been regularly in the sea, I don’t want to stay in too long too...

Great Swims

With only 9 days to go until I take part in the Great Swim in the London Docklands I thought it was about time I entered some more open water swims! So on the 21st august I will be taking part in the great swim in strathcylde country park and then doing my annual open...

How to buy a new Swimming Wetsuit

Last summer I decided to upgrade my old surfing wetsuit for a brand new swimming wetsuit. The old one cost me £50 and lasted 3 years but was beginning to be a little stretched and ended up with gallons of water sloshing around inisde! Well thats what it felt like. It...

The Year Ahead

I’ve been a bit slow in posting this, but its kind of my new years targets for 2009! Basically I never really did much in 2008 so now its time for change. Below is a list of targets which I hope to achieve this year. Some are related to my websites, some related...