What makes you decide to swim the channel? To cross one of the busiest shipping lanes in the world and what does it do to you? Add to that, its 34 km of sea and the furthest you’ve ever swam is 2 miles! And, you are due to swim it in two months. How does this work!
“More people climb Mount Everest than swim the channel solo,” says Tina Campbell who is swimming the channel to raise money for St Michaels. She then tells me and that her team are doing it the easy way, by doing it in relay. But she quickly adds “It doesn’t feel like the easy way.”