Category Archives: Achievements

And more congratulations for Ned…

After his speedy Catalina swim only a few days ago, congratulations are again due to Ned Denison, who was inducted into the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame yesterday as an Honour Administrator. This is a really big deal-he was one … Continue reading

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Congratulations Ned!

Ned after finishing his Catalina Channel swim Big congratulations to Ned Denison on completing his Catalina Channel swim today in an unofficial time of 8 hours and 50 minutes. In completing this swim he became the second Irish person to … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Jen Hurley!

Update: A write-up on Jen’s swim can be found here on The Daily News of Open Water Swimming. A big congratulations to Jen Hurley, who swam around Halls Head Island, Mandurah, Western Australia, yesterday. The following is a description of the … Continue reading

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Stephen Redmond – Moloka’i Success

There is just no stopping this incredible, inspirational man from West Cork! Following a grueling Cook Strait swim just over a week ago, Stephen Redmond took on the challenge of swimming the Moloka’i Channel from Moloka’i to O’ahu in the … Continue reading

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Stephen Redmond – What a hero!

Huge Congratulations to Stephen Redmond who finished the Cook Strait Swim on the 17th Feb 2012 after a gruelling experience. There is a great article in the Echo : http://www.irishecho.com.au/2012/02/19/corkman-makes-gruelling-cook-strait-swim/15963 And in the New Zealand Herald: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10786574 He is now … Continue reading

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New Year, New Goals – What Now?

So you’ve made your new open water swimming goal for 2012 and now it’s time to think about training. Where do you start? The article below, written by Ned Denison in answer to a question that he regularly gets asked, … Continue reading

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New Year, New Goals – Setting a Lap Target

Another way to increase your distance in 2012 if you are a Sandycove swimmer is to set yourself a target number of laps of the island for the year. If you’ve never done a lap, why not aim to do … Continue reading

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