Author Archives: carolcashell

Bye for a while

Sorry for lack of updates, I had intended on posting more, but training (and eating) got in the way, there has been a lot of that recently. After a super trip to Mallorca, BestFest Open water swim week at the … Continue reading

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The Munchies :)

I’m lucky to be surrounded by many Channel Swimmers in Cork, who are giving invaluable advise as I go through the training. One question they kept asking me was how hungry am I, the answer until the last month of … Continue reading

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March Madness

So I said in the last post I’d keep you all up to date on the training etc, well let me tell you how March went – NOT TO PLAN – welcome to Marathon training! February ended well, completed my … Continue reading

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Finding the Balance

Anyone who has seen me train over the last few months, knows I am training for the Catalina Channel Swim in LA this year. What I have also decided to do is tag on an English Channel swim this summer, … Continue reading

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Time Out

I know it’s been a while, I’m sorry, life happens, but I didn’t give up on my blog, I knew some day i would come back to it. So here I am, in 2017, making a comeback!. So, what have … Continue reading

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MILLION :)

The Day finally came, On Friday Morning December 20th, I hit my Million Meters of swimming for the year 2013 (since Jan 1st). POOL : 581,800 (58%) SEA: 418,200 (42%) Thanks For all the company everyone, it was a global year … Continue reading

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Winter Swimming

Sea Swimming dosn’t stop just because it gets cold. Sea swimming just becomes a bit more social and less about the training!… I like winter swimming for these reasons 🙂 It’s now too dark to swim before or after work, … Continue reading

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