Into the Wild

Into the Wild

RACE REPORT 75km Round Lantau Swim: Into the Wild Yesterday afternoon was all about recovery, and we ate and napped all that we could, to be able to clock another 15k today. Thanks to my wife Anne, we have been having amazing food: 100% vegan (barring a bit of...
City Stroll

City Stroll

RACE REPORT 75km Round Lantau Swim: City Stroll A City stroll – kinda… When we planned this tour of Lantau, in everybody’s mind, Day 2 would be the trickiest and most dangerous. We would have to swim through construction works over the water, then swim through Tung...
A Hard Day at the Office

A Hard Day at the Office

RACE REPORT 75km Round Lantau Swim: A Hard Day at the Office What a day ! This was one of these days when we really did not know how it would finish. We knew how it would start, and it was, by the way, a perfect start. Lots of spectators cheering, almost as many...
It’s Not About the Swim

It’s Not About the Swim

RACE REPORT 75km Round Lantau Swim: It’s not about the Swim After 8 Ironman and hundreds of other races, I thought I had seen it all: pre-race jitters, doubt, fear, the knots in the stomach and the throat, the dry mouth… but also the bout of overconfidence,...
2 Days Before the Swim

2 Days Before the Swim

RACE REPORT 75km Round Lantau Swim: Two Days Before The Swim Dear all, This is my first blog ever. I thought that for the 75k-5 day swim challenge I am about to start in 2 days, I had to do something special. So here it is, the birth of my blog, BLUE ODYSSEY. I should...