Swim training blog in the lead up to the Big Minch Swim 2019
A few photo's from this morning's swim at Coll Beach. Sea was pretty calm for a change. Duckman was saying 6.9 degrees average. 2.6km @ 50 mins
A few photo's from this mornings 10 minute dook at Coll Beach. Tide was nice and far out, just the way I don't like it :) Duckman was saying 6.2 degrees. Plenty of gulls and 1 seal..
Couple of laps at Coll Beach this morning. Intended to do more but it felt more cold than usual. Duckman was saying 5 degrees in the shallows and 6 degrees further out. 5.2k @ 1hr50mins...
Good workout swim this morning before work. 30 minutes up the way, 20 minutes back. Duckman was saying 6 degrees average. Birds and planes for company. 2.5k @ 50 minutes...
Pre work wetsuit swim at Coll beach this morning. Wavy Davey for sure. Had time to get to the river and back. Duckman was saying 6.8 degrees average. 2.4k @ 56 mins
Nipped down to Coll beach this afternoon to finish off the Polar Bear Challenge set by the Devon & Cornwall Wild Swimming Group, swimming twice a month from November to March with no wetsuit with a total of at least 5k. Duckman was saying 8.2 degrees on average, the joys of swimming later in the day. 1k @ 24 minutes.
Good turn out this morning with Louise, Susan and Nikki coming for a swim. It's a great way to start off the day and there was even a decent wave or 3. Duckman was saying 7.6 degrees average. Polar Bear Challenge #1 for March: 700 metres @ 17 minutes.
Headed down to Coll beach this afternoon to kick off the sea training for the BMS. Good to back in the waves again. Duckman was saying 7.8 degrees average. 5k @ 1hr 40mins
Last minute decision to head down to Coll Beach this morning for a quick dip in the sea. Good to be back in again at my local training ground. Duckman was saying 6.7 degrees. 500 metres @ 10 minutes.
Had a swim down the steps at the Shulishader cove today. Was nice and sheltered. First polar bear swim of February. 500 metres at 15 minutes. Duckman was saying 7.5 degrees on average.