Swimming Party

A week ago was the Guelph Marlins Aquatic Club annual banquet. I have been part of the club for 7 years now and it was my first banquet. Somehow I manage to miss them every year until this last one … Read More

Training: running and swimming once again

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Keeping it going.I started training last Saturday October 22. I ran for an hour and almost did 10 Km. pretty slow but was a good start in a beautiful fall morning. The best part is that I felt good and … Read More

Feeling heavy

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This is not necesarily how do I look now but it certaily represents how heavy I feel. It has been a long lasting feeling for over a year. When I decided to swim across Lake Ontario and learned what was … Read More

What’s next?

What is next? This is one of the questions that many people often has asked me. Without exception I must have this blank staring face while in my head the process is something like: ¿? What? think,  … think! and … Read More

A year after

A bit more than a year ago, I was on my knees in a hotel room in NOTL scared, praying, breathing deeply and asking to God, … to the universe and the lake to help me and to be gentle. … Read More

We did it!

At some point I finally saw the power turbine at the CE grounds and start swimming towards that. Sue and John Eddols were escorting me. The excitement grew when I was able to see the cars on the Lakeshore boulevard. … Read More

Tuesday August 10th

Jim Rankin Photo This day could not be a better one. Everything went extremely well and that was a good sign in itself. Almost everything was ready since the night before when Katie Shirley and I went to buy last … Read More

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