PBs In Rotto

PBs In Rotto

The Champion Mindset 2014 Rotto Channel Swim Squad did very well at this year’s Rottnest Channel Swim.

Coach Shelley Taylor-Smith says proudly, “100% survived…98% success. 39 solos finished. 39 personal bests.”

It was quite a challenge though for her team. “We had one heart attack at 12-15 km, but he still finished in 5 hours 40 minutes and smashed it with a personal best. Another athlete had a pulmonary edema and finished with a PB [note: the athlete was reportedly 1 of 7 individuals who experienced pulmonary edemas in the event.]

Our fastest man was Richard Williams in 5 hours 9 minutes and the fastest female [of our group] was Rebecca Smith in 5 hours 27 minutes. Duo partner Denita Slatter and I won our duo age group category in 5 hours 23 minutes. Overall, we had 2 duo age group winners and 2 relay age group winners
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