Member since:

July 17, 2011

How long have you been swimming for?

30 years As child had lessons, etc Few open water comps in my late 20's For fitness/enjoyment Last 10 mainly recreational/ pleasure I am a mermaid by heart

How often do you usually swim and how far?

Three times a week 30 mins..don't count laps these days can do 1km open water if i train

Have you ever done open water swimming before? If so, where, how far and how often?

Yes 20 years ago ..did pier to pub & couple of other swims 1.2k 8 years ago 700m san remo classic My own open water swimming ..sandringham, williamstown, lorne, half moon bay.. <1km Frequency ..infrequent but can be weekly in hotter months

Do you want to do open water swim training just to challenge yourself, or also to prepare for competition?

Some challenge, mostly enjoyment and possible competition

What do you love most about being immersed in water?

The feelling of the water the ocean the regulated breathing and sense of freedom


I love ocean swimming and bit slower than others- including breast stroke ..

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