Choose your weapon. Wetsuits at Dawn?

The online marathon swimming world is buzzing with discussion of Santa Barbara CSA Scott Zornig’s rant discussion on the problems with marathon swimming, with seemingly the majority of the more experienced Channel and distance swimmers in agreement. I suggest you first read the (longish) article linked above. To recap his core three arguments and concerns:…

Havoc

Homer understood; “For wreaking havoc on a strong man, even the very strongest, there is nothing so dire as the sea.” But Lucretius was wrong: “Lovely it is, when the winds are churning up the waves on the great sea, to gaze out from the land on the great efforts of someone else”. Joseph Conrad…