To compete at Chillswim 2014 , Coniston was my goal in September 2013. Training in all weathers at Lake 32, my local pool , Monmouth and a Gloucester Lido. To be able to finish a 5.25mile swim in a reasonable time.

A rainy morning at Lake 32 Cirencester

GoPro Selfie

Final prep

Road to Coniston at dawn

Coniston, south end

Calm before the storm

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