Posted by Warren Fialkov on Friday, June 4, 2010,
I write this about a month after "The Long Cold One"... I refer to the Robben Island swim that took place on 2 May 2010. I was one of those who decided rather late to undertake the challenge. Just 2 days short of my first crossing's 20th anniversary this swim had some sentimental attachments. Cold water pays little notice of sentiments and while I am a strong advocate of swimming the race I planned - I managed to break my own rules of not changing what I do and how I do it at the last moment. ... Continue reading ...
Cape Town born and bred..I grew up on Clifton beach..as a nipper the lifesaver at Clifton Surf Lifesaving Club...1SOMS has it roots in the annual Clifton Cold Water Mile.
I enjoy open water swimming and come from a clan of swimmers