andy’s english channel swim: august 2007


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  • Open Water Swimming 1998 (Penny Lee Dean)  (just reading the training schedule will exhaust you)
  • Wind, Waves & Sunburn: A brief history of marathon swimming 1997 (Conrad Wennerberg)
  • Swimming Made Easy 2002 (Terry Laughlin) (Total Immersion swimming)
  • The Complete Guide to Endurance Training 2003 (John Ackland)

Software to log training

  • This is available for both desktop & pda, and synchronise with each other via USB and also with Polar heart rate monitors via infrared links.


  • Sandi de Klerk (Sports Science Institute, Cape Town)


  • Dr. Mike Broodryk (Ear, Nose & Throat specialist – and surfer. The latter especially qualifies him as an expert on exostosis)

Exostosis links