Swim Through Darkness - December 15 Swim
Swim Start Time 23:21
December 15 2020
Charity AWARE NI
Swim distance 1.33km
Not sure what's wrong with the chart, as far as I'm aware I did not take that weird path at the start. I assume the GPS messed up for a minute or two maybe because of the surf. I got hit by a wave tonight good and proper that I wasn't expecting. But all good, was pretty funny actually. Loads of shallow sand banks then deep gullies tonight. Depending where the tide is means at times my swim is in deeper water than at others. Sometimes I avoid getting waves breaking on me, sometimes I get hit by them. That's the nature of swimming along the surf line. Regardless, I still manage to navigate my way along the beach.
Thank you for reading this far! Please if you have a few spare quid use it to help the charity AWARE NI via the link here.... https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/al-mennie
Info - I am swimming a total of 100km through the darkness, in the darkest and coldest months of the year off the North Coast of Ireland. My aim...to inspire those who may be struggling in dark times to keep going. I also aim to raise awareness and funds for the depression Charity Aware NI. We all face dark times in life at some point and it can be extremely overwhelming.
Safety - Please don't think that because I am doing this that you too should do this or something similar. I am very experienced in the sea with knowledge that is only gained through many years of exposure to the sea in all her moods. I have a safety and location system in place including continual contact with people on land every time I swim.