Monthly Archives: December 2010

Happy Christmas!!

  I’d like to wish everyone a very Happy Christmas and prosperous New Year! Thanks to everyone who participated in swims in 2010, those who trained to achieve their personal goals & motivate others, those who trained with swimmers to … Continue reading

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Swims over the Christmas period

Ossi Schmidt kindly put together a list of the local open water swims over the Christmas period. Many thanks Ossi! Starting with Christmas Eve: Christmas Eve – Garylucas to Garretstown 1pm, see note below Note: Wind /Swell permitting, move to Oysterhaven … Continue reading

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Last Legs of the Turkey Series 12th Dec 2010

Many thanks to everyone who showed up on Sunday last in Sandycove and to everyone who participated over the past few weeks. It has been great fun! We had 2 ‘legs’ on Sunday as any good turkey should have … Leg 1 … Continue reading

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Vote for Anne-Marie Ward – World Open-Water Swimming Woman of the Year

This is from Owen (O’ Keefe), and many of you will already have seen it on the Sandycove email list. “Hi Everyone, As you most of you surely know at this stage, one of our own, Anne-Marie Ward is in … Continue reading

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Hi folks, check this out! Our own Ned Denison on Open Water Wednesday, yes that is this Wednesday, 8th Dec: Open Water Wednesday has one of the world’s most enthusiastic swimmers, Ned Denison, as its guest this coming Wednesday. http://www.dailynewsofopenwaterswimming.com/2010/12/insight-of-ned-denison-on-open-water.html Continue reading

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Turkey Series – Last Swim 12th Dec

  Hi all, The weather got the better of most of us for yesterday’s Turkey swim in Loch Ine. Steven Black reported that noone showed up – considering the road conditions during the week however, this isn’t surprising. Had nothing … Continue reading

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Postal Swim Trophies now available

In our tradition of making up new awards, the Sandycove Island Swimmers have spared no expense, (really, there was no expense) and allocated a beautiful gold coloured trophy for each participant of the inaugural postal swim. Please click here to … Continue reading

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