Category Archives: Adventure swims

An Unexpected Incentive

Incentive to swim can come from the most unexpected source. I’m sorry to say that I had lost all enthusiasm for swimming in any shape or form after a couple of big swims in August 2016 when I was simultaneously … Continue reading

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English Channel success

                  Delighted to confirm that, on 6/7 October 2013, this Wild Highlander successfully swam the English Channel in 19hrs 27mins.  An amazing experience as part of an amazing team.  Huge thanks to my pilot Neil Streeter, co-pilot Sam Jones, swim … Continue reading

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American swimmer baits Nessie

Today the Wild Highlanders met Gary Walters and John Raboin from Brianerd, Minnesota USA who are in the area for a whacky challenge.  Gary is here to swim across Loch Ness while John tries to entice the Loch Ness monster, … Continue reading

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Just for the sheer pleasure of it

No photos to share, but the beauty, peace and pleasure of my swim in Loch Moy yesterday with Morag, another Wild Highlander, is etched in my mind.  We swam for the sheer pleasure of swimming and exploring outdoors. The loch … Continue reading

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