andy’s english channel swim: august 2007

September 5, 2007

Swim update

Filed under: Channel swim 2007 — andy @ 11:38 am
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latest SMS from pirate ship: "Reached halfway after 6 hours. Celebrated by having potatoes (roast chicken to follow?). Back a bit stiff – otherwise ok. Just entering zone 4."


  1. keep it going…spuds and all! Sounds like a good menu en route! lol Neece and Don xx

    Comment by Neece and Don — September 5, 2007 @ 11:50 am

  2. Doing great Andrew – you know you can do this. Only an off-course tanker will stop you now. Doe

    Comment by Di Pfaff — September 5, 2007 @ 11:57 am

  3. Great Andy
    Great perseverance

    Comment by Murray Dawson — September 5, 2007 @ 11:57 am

  4. Can you get some plonk for me? Oh, and some fromage, while you’re at it. Keep going, and give your cervicals, thoracics, lumbars, sacrum and tail a good flex now and then!! keep ggooooooooiiiiiinnnnnnnngggggggg!!!
    Amanda x

    Comment by Miss James — September 5, 2007 @ 11:57 am

  5. excellent stuff mate! keep your head down and only come up for air ….

    Comment by Steven K — September 5, 2007 @ 11:58 am

  6. Thinking of you, and following your progress with great interest – I think you are amazing, Keep going!

    Comment by Maureen — September 5, 2007 @ 12:11 pm

  7. good heavens andy, and i thought you only liked the 50m swims!

    Comment by mairi — September 5, 2007 @ 12:27 pm

  8. Wow Andy!!, And I thought I was hard done by when the kids woke me a 6am with coffee and a rusk. Had I known you were going for a swim, I may have joined you.

    Pieter Wesselink

    Comment by pieter wesselink — September 5, 2007 @ 12:27 pm

  9. Well done! Just keep swimming. Soon you will be able to add some frogs (legs that is) to those potatoes. Cheers Al

    Comment by Alan Langman — September 5, 2007 @ 12:41 pm

  10. Go go go. Well done, you are going to finish it!

    Comment by Ram — September 5, 2007 @ 12:47 pm

  11. looking good…keep it up !!

    Comment by Andrew Chin — September 5, 2007 @ 12:50 pm

  12. Hi Andy

    Go for it, we know you can do it!! May the elements play ball this time. As Hugh says, keeping going till your feet touch the ground!!

    Battling to concentrate at work, keep checking your progress.


    Comment by Herda — September 5, 2007 @ 2:55 pm

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