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Month: July 2022

Race report: East Region Open Water Swimming Championships

Race report: East Region Open Water Swimming Championships

I did my first ASA open water swimming championship on 10/7 in Norwich. It was the starting point for me to become a competitive open water swimmer. The race was the East Region Open Water Swimming Championships. However, it was also the London Region Open Water Swimming Championships and an open age-group competition. The distances on order were, in race order, 3 km, 1 km, 2 km and 5 km, and it was possible to do both 3 and 5,…

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Race report: Banana Triathlon

Race report: Banana Triathlon

I am now a triathlete! On 2 July, I did my first triathlon, Banana Triathlon, held in Dorney Lake. I completed it but lost it on the bike. Background My thought of doing a triathlon started in 2020 after I had done a few aquathons for a couple of years. Due to the COVID pandemic it never materialised, and I didn’t even have a chance to do another aquathon again before I left Hong Kong in 2021. In my year…

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