Monthly Archives: January 2011

Return from the Cold Water Swimming Championships

Hi folks, have just about defrosted enough to update you on what was a really fun event! It was heartwarming to arrive at registration to be greeted by lots of organisers and participants wearing funny hats and treating you like you are … Continue reading

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Documentary on Sandycove Swimmers

Hi all, Kevin Keane has paid a lovely tribute to Sandycove and its swimmers with a documentary he produced for Cork Campus Radio.  He made it last year just before the summer but could not release the link before it … Continue reading

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Swim for Life Event – April 2011

For anyone interested in setting an early challenge, take a look at the Swim for Life Event http://2swim4life.com One mile on the hour every hour for 24 hours. Starts at 9.30 am at Guildford Lido on 30th April 2011. Swimmers … Continue reading

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Correction! 1st lap of 2011 was Imelda Lynch on 2nd Jan

And not only the first lap but she did the 2nd lap on the 5th Jan with Ossie Schmidt. Well done to both of you! So Gábor was the 1st lap of Sandycove 2011 in togs and am guessing that himself and Eoin … Continue reading

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Cold Water Championships – London 2011

This weekend, on Sat 22nd Jan, the 5th Cold Water Championships will take place at Tooting Bec Lido, London. We have 2 teams going – DOAP: Rob Bohane, Craig Morrison, Lisa Cummins and Finbarr Hedderman. The Craic Nutters: Sylvain Estadieu, … Continue reading

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Was this the second lap of Sandycove for 2011?

Hello again folks, Big welcome back for Sylvain Estadieu during his brief visit before heading to the Cold Water Championships this coming weekend 22nd Jan and then on further afield to New Zealand. Great to see a big gang out … Continue reading

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The First Sandycove lap of the Year – 9th Jan

Yep, it was freezing cold, road were icey – about 2 degrees air temp if even that. Nonetheless, there were 2 stalwarts determined to circumnavigate the island…. despite having a rather interesting car journey there. Gabor and Eoin took off … Continue reading

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