Category Archives: Training

Dover Champion of Champions Event 2011

It was an exciting weekend! First, we heard that for the first time ever, Freda sent out a message calling off the training session for Saturday. Freda never does that. Ever. So we knew that the C of Cs would … Continue reading

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Ellerton Park: My First Open Water Swim for 12 months!

Yesterday evening I made my way to Ellerton Park to meet up with Mark Robson to do my first open water swim of the year. I’d got there earlier than planned and walked around the grassy banks to take in … Continue reading

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A Good Night’s Work!

Morning All! I’m in a fab mood today. Last night (thanks to Sarah and Archie’s brilliant carer Anna) I was able to go straight from work to the health club. Virgin Active in Leeds is brilliant. It’s always busy enough for … Continue reading

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How Do You Train To Swim The Channel?

I’ll be honest – I don’t really know. I’m making this up as I go! I’ve done quite a few swims in Open water Budworth Mere Coldwick Park Albert Dock Bala Coniston Dover (Champion of Champions) But I’ve not done … Continue reading

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The peteswims blog is back!

Crikey. The next time I change web hosting accounts, remind me to learn how to back up a blog first! Two years blogging lost. Never mind!! Well, after a few setbacks, I’m hoping this will be the year I swim … Continue reading

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