La Bocaina Crossing – Marathon Swimming Season Finale

Yesterday I swam with a group of about 80 swimmers across La Bocaina, the strait that separates the islands of Lanzarote and Fuerteventura. It’s 15 km in a straight line. It was both a grueling challenge and an amazingly satisfying experience. For safety, the swimmers are divided into fast, medium and slow groups. Then, each … Continue reading La Bocaina Crossing – Marathon Swimming Season Finale

Tomorrow is the day! 15km swim from Lanzarote to Fuerteventura

Just arrived in Lanzarote, Canary Islands, for the long awaited Bocaina marathon swim! This is the final swim of the season for me. After months of training and preparation, this is it. I’ve really been looking forward to this event for months. First, because it’s an “adventure” swim: from one island to another; in the … Continue reading Tomorrow is the day! 15km swim from Lanzarote to Fuerteventura