“…never be scared to dare…” Ram Barkai, South Africa
“…old swimmers don’t die, they just wade away…” Ted Erikson, USA
“…nothing great is easy…” written on the memorial of Captain Matthew Webb, UK
“…expect the unexpected…” Heraclitus, Greece
“…just get on with it…” John Tierney, Ireland
“…big love…” Nick Adams, UK
“…going for a little dip…” Kevin Murphy, UK
“…dangerous when wet…” Shelley Taylor-Smith, Australia
“…the man in the gray suit…” Ron Chamberlain (USA)
“…yacker on your left…” Phil White, USA
“…not much was impossible, if you had a mind to go after it…” Lewis Pugh, UK
Going out there in the water, it feels as if there’s nothing wrong with me.” Natalie du Toit, South Africa

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