Diary of an LOS Swimmer #1

THERE is a competition in Irish open water swimming which seeks no such thing as swimming brilliance, but instead demands dedication, absurd perseverance, and a consistent state of average.

Water Human #4 | Ice swimming reminds me I am well

ICE swimming is hard but depression is harder, and the power of contrast makes the challenge seem smaller. At least, that’s how it seems to me

Water Human #1| Swimming brings me souls

I wanted to be an Olympian as a kid. I wanted to travel the world swimming for my country. Not because I was patriotic, or to win Gold medals, but because, to me, the Olympics were as far as swimming could go. And I wanted to go there.