City Stroll

City Stroll

RACE REPORT 75km Round Lantau Swim: City Stroll A City Stroll – kind of… 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...