My Swimming Life 2012. Almosts.

Continuing the series I started with the Swimming Locations of 2012, followed by Swimming 2012 Continuing the Pictorial Tour, this is the second post of “runners-up” for my favourite photos of the year. And a rename of the series, people seem to be enjoying, very gratifying for my moderate skills. There will be two more,…

Minutes of first Chris Bryan (International) Fanclub AGM

Special Guest! Chris Bryan, Irish International Team open water swimmer Attendees: Finbarr Hedderman, Owen O’Keefe, Donal Buckley Minutes Item 1: Fanclub financials: Economist Finbarr appointed de facto Treasurer to start fundraising. Item 2: Get some international members. Action Chris. Item 3: Get some girls members. Action Owen. Item 4: Owen’s pants. Special working sub-group convened…

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Guest post: Owen O’ Keefe

Owen is one of the really special young people we are occasionally lucky to meet. Another Sandycove swimmer, Owen was the youngest ever Irish person to swim the English Channel at the age of 16, and not that but was blazingly fast. For those of us infected with the Channel bug, we understand how extraordinary…