Susan: Hey, let’s get these suits: Emily: I like thicker straps- make my ginormous shoulders look smaller. Do we have to wear the same suits? Mauricio: No, i don’t think I would look that good in that. Once you girls are swimming 20km… Read More ›
Month: July 2012
Governor’s Island Swim
Susan’s take of the swim: “Carrington and I swimming around the birthplace of NYC this am. Swim was great- jumped off a ferry, saw lady liberty waving at us every time we took a breath, swam around to the open Atlantic, and… Read More ›
NYC Pool Training
Evidence of Sooz and Carrington NYC training in TriBeCa. Em, lay off the Bourbon, will ya?
7km training Sitges
Lunch after a 7.15km group swim in Sitges. Included in this picture are three swimmers who recently crossed the Strait of Gibraltar: David Baulenas (1st from left), Alberto Compte (first from right), Jordi Cañellas (next to Alberto).
It does not matter how slow you go so long as you do not stop – Confucius
Success on G day = Commitment to train + Determination to go beyond + refusal to quit when it hurts 1-Shoot for minimum of 3km swims. 2. Do at least one long swim per month of half the weekly distance… Read More ›
The conditions made this crossing particularly challenging and it added a good 25% of the time normally required for this distance. This was Emily’s first Open Water race. The short distance and the added difficulties imposed by the current and… Read More ›