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Dr. Julie Bradshaw MBE Interview with Ned Denison

On 26th May 2020, Julie spoke with Ned Denison and Steve Munatones on Zoom about her illustrious marathon swimming career, explaining the step by step process for success. This applies to any context whether in Sport, Business, Education or other.

As WOWSA introduced her:

“14 hours 18 minutes of non-stop butterfly…across the English Channel. That is only one example of what Dr. Julie Bradshaw MBE has done in her lengthy marathon swimming and coaching career.

International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Honour Swimmer Dr. Bradshaw talked about open water swimming around the world with International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Chairman, Ned Denison on today’s edition (26th May 2020) of WOWSA Live.

Julie discussed the following with Ned:

* swimming the 1976 Cross Windermere race at the age of 12 and the length aged 14
* crossing the English Channel at the age of 15
* coaching in Canada
* building the foundation for achieving your goals
* preparing to go through the pain barrier
* swimming across the English Channel butterfly in 14 hours 18 minutes
* racing against the men in an unprecedented three-way crossing of Lake Taupo, the Taupo 3 Way Relay escorted by Philip Rush
* her International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Class of 2007
* achieving the first Three-Way Loch Ness relay in 32 hours 34 minutes, Four-Way Windermere (42 miles), receiving an Honorary Doctorate, becoming an Honour Swimmer in the IMSHOF, and becoming a MBE within one year (she was honoured with an order of the British Empire in 2006 for her Services to Swimming and Charity)
* sightseeing around Manhattan Island while swimming 45.9 km Butterfly in 9 hours and 28 minutes

Back on terra firma, Dr. Bradshaw utilizes her successes in the water to help others from all walks of life. Through her work and motivational business called Get Set 4 Success, she enables people to believe in their own potential and expand their horizons.”

More can be seen about Julie and other interviews with Steve:

https://openwaterswimming.com/2020/05/julie-bradshaw-mbe-talks-about-inspiration-motivation-on-wowsa-live/