Tag: Donal Buckley

Uaimh an tSolais & Uaimh na nÉan

Uaimh an tSolais & Uaimh na nÉan Courtesy of Sam Krohn, Cooper Coast, Ireland. Sometimes, people know from a young age. Other times, it takes self-discovery in university. For others, it may take years or decades to find their niche and passion in life. But once that love of accomplishing something is found, there is often no turning back. Sam Krohn

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LoneSwimmer Has Company And Lots Of It

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. In a country where many other land-based, ball-centric sports dominate the mindset of the general public and the news content, the LoneSwimmer.com blog of Donal Buckley stands alone. After winning the inaugural 2012 Irish Blog Awards for Best Sport and Recreation award, Buckley has been honored again as the

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Wristwatches Are A No, But GPS Is A Yes

When Jason Lassen swam across the Catalina Channel in 2010, he channeled the spirit of Captain Matthew Webb in ways that most marathon swimmers do not. Lassen (shown on left) completed his crossing of the Catalina Channel by swimming breaststroke as Captain Matthew Webb did across the English Channel and he did it without the use of GPS technology just as

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