Ninety Percent Physical... and Ninety Percent Mental

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    The annual August 3rd celebration of my Channelversary, and a photo of me taken by my partner during a recent 10 kilometre swim. Being both a swimmer and a photograher is a problem, as I always choose swimming over photography so I don't get to take as many shots of swimming as I'd like and have very few photos oy myself swimming. It's said by Channel swimmers that the effort is 90% mental, but I've always felt while true in one way, it forgets the huge training and physical effort also.

    blavandmaster, robimurgia, Spookwoman, and 11 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. JAT2012. 8 months ago | reply

      Great shot - congratulations to photographer and swimmer :) I like the border.

    2. Jacky Shepley 8 months ago | reply

      Great photo...

    3. Steve Thearle 8 months ago | reply

      Well done! (intrigued by object in water in front of you - is it a carrot?)

    4. LoneSwimmer 8 months ago | reply

      Hah, just simple kelp, it was very thick and difficult to get through.

    5. Luís Henrique Boucault 8 months ago | reply

      Very nice shot! Well done!

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