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Friday, October 21, 2011

Stephen Redmond Talks About Channel Swimming

Stephen Redmond talks about his escort crews of his marathon swims, "They are your life support...for whatever time it takes. You hand your life over to these guys. You don't know them, but all of a sudden they are the greatest friends you'll ever come across. It is an incredible feeling...very humbling."

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  1. Well done Steve, we are all so proud of you in Ballydehob & indeed in Ireland, best of luck in the next stage, we are all rooting for you, Carmel

  2. Fantastic ! We've got our fingers crossed for you Steve, keep up the good work. Neil & Ilka Germany

  3. GREAT STUFF, Siabh must be really proud!!!

  4. Great work Steve, will have fingers & toes crossed on Wednesday. Have no doubt but that you'll do it! Well done & keep up the positive thinking! Grainne

  5. Wow, that is an amazing combo for back to back marathon swims and not much recovery time in between! Swim Stephen Swim!


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