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2006 – Doctor of the Deep

rom MBE to doctor in a year – what’s the secret of champion swimmer Julie Bradshaw’s success? (Jacqueline Morley reports...) There’s got to be a joke in the fact that one of Britain’s best long distance swimmers has a new...

Looking back on 2006: From MBE to Doctor in a year

It hardly seems like a year ago since the press bombarded me with congratulations on the announcement that I had been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list for my ‘Services to Swimming and Charity’. Whilst I’ve...

2006 – New butterfly record on Lough Erne, Ireland

“That’s an endurance feat in its own right”, commented a canoeist at the evening reception of the Irish Long Distance Swimming Annual Lough Erne Championship. His question to me had been how many strokes had I done in my latest...