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The butterfly minute (and 50 seconds)

I am happy to announce that I have been getting back some of my butterfly mojo after the skiing interlude. I did a nice 5km session including a 20x100m @ 1’50″ (albeit in a 20-meter pool, i.e. with 4 turns … Continue reading

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First real swim of 2012

As mentioned in the previous post, the ice has melted and it is now possible to swim in the sea! We drove by the beach of Malnbaden the day before yesterday only to find that a rather small portion of … Continue reading

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I just heard of an opening …

… in the layer of ice on top of the sea in Hudiksvall. Expect a post either today or tomorrow!

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Splash (still playing with Flash!)

As promised, the little fella learnt a new trick! Click on him, click on him! The page will randomly show either Bubbly-fella or Divy-fella in the header.

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Activities of the week

Among other things: 1°) Hudiksvall – Göteborg – Hudiksvall, aka 12 hours in a train. 2°) Watching Aussie and French Trials on the net, i.e. reading through pdf files filled with numbers, weeeee! 3°) Measuring the width and length of … Continue reading

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Introducing … hmm … what’s his name?

I’ve been trying to come up with a logo for the blog and ended up recycling an old creation of mine (that I use on a swimming forum, with a small twist). It’s in flash, which I know at least … Continue reading

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Back in the pool

The snow is now melting away. It’s been warm and mostly sunny for at least two full weeks. Which means … no more skiing. It’s too bad because it really started to feel like I was getting better at it, … Continue reading

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Open Water Swimmer of the Year: Semi-Finals!

While we were away on our skiing business, Stephen Redmond managed to complete his 6th swim out of the seven that are part of the … Oceans Seven. Almost right after finishing the Cook Strait in New Zealand, he flew … Continue reading

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The things you do for blueberry soup …

It was one of these things that you think about constantly for months but it never hits you that it is actually going to happen. We signed up for Vasaloppet-Öppet Spår in June last year when we were living in … Continue reading

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