Photo courtesy of Lewis Pugh in the Southern Ocean during the Five Swims in Antarctica for 1 Reason.

On the twelfth day of Christmas, my coach sent to me…

Twelve Bags of Pick Me Up,

Eleven Pairs of polarized goggles,

Ten Loads of lanolin,

Nine Tubes of biodegradable sunscreen,

Eight Trips to Wild Swims,

Seven Days at the Cork Distance Week,

Six Boxes of Foggies,

Five Pairs of Agility Paddles,

Four Clinics with OceanFit,

Three Sets of KAATSU Aqua Bands,

Two Issues of Swimming in the Sink signed by Lynne Cox,

And a Go-Pro in a Oru Kayak.

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