Open Water Swimming Humour

Open Water Swimming Humour

Marathon swimming legend Kevin Murphy recalls, “On one of my swims, the guy feeding me suggested that I’d been sick so often he should throw my feed straight in the sea and cut out the middleman.”

On a more serious note, what is the practical solution that the 34-time English Channel Hall of Famer advocates?

[Illness] happens. Just carry on swimming and, as soon as you can, take down something to settle the stomach whether it be plain water, weak black tea, tinned peaches or dried fruit.”



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