Open Water

10 months in review

We love to hear friends  tell us they’re inspired to start swimming. We were especially thrilled when we got an e-mail from Mark entitled “Some serious questions” in which he told us that he considering the challenge of swimming the Strait… Read More ›


We were told that we might leave today. At 11:00am we will get a call to see if we should suit up. First morning impression is that it’s cold, still windy and way too foggy. This photo was taken at… Read More ›

Swimming Etiquette

As in most races, at the start people aggressively swim over you, smack you and ram into you.  I get claustrophobic and I can’t breathe. At times it has even felt like I am drowning – but I can accept… Read More ›