MYSWIM: Around Jersey Swim With Sally Minty-Gravett MBE


06-05-2023 • 45分

In this episode we explore the why, the what, the how and the when of an around island swim of the uk channel island of jersey with experience multi English Channel and jersey island swimmer Sally Minty Gravett MBE.

We explore with Sally the following:


  • What was your journey upto the swim? Where has the love of swimming come from?
  • For you as an individual Why is it so special? Has your love for it grown over the years and times you’ve done it?

WHAT (Information about the swim)

  • Metrics about the swim (36 miles tidally assisted, start and finish point)
  • What Training and preparation of the swim would you typically do? And how is it structured ( that works for you would you recommend any variations for some else?)
  • Can you tell us more about the popular SMG training camps run in the beautiful settings that Jersey offers could you tell us a bit about that (time of year, format, whose it for,where you swim)


  • We talk through the swim itself stage by stage
  • What are some of the most successful feeding plans you’ve used or seen used for this swim?
  • Any crew recommendations (size of crew, types of character, crew roles)
  • Would you change anything about the swim?

WHEN (The admin bit!)

  • When does the swim take place?
  • How can you book,who to contact and what are the rough costs involved?

Fictitious swim off challenge

Tony the Tiger VERSUS Barlow Bear

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