Helen Palmer (nice_cup_of_tea) wrote,
Helen Palmer
nice_cup_of_tea

I did it! 41.59 minutes


2008_07_02 Zürich lake
Originally uploaded by nice_cup_of_tea
I conquered the Seeüberquerung and didn't drown!

I wasn't the fastest, but certainly wasn't the slowest swimmer and I had a great time. There were all ages, shapes and sizes of people taking part, that's what I love about sporty Zürich - everyone is so active and joins in! 5017 swimmers took part...

The weather was gorgeous, the water (fairly) warm and the atmosphere on the other side of the lake fantastic.. Food, beer, warm summer evening, live band and my colleague to talk to - perfect!

As reported in 20min.ch

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Tags: swimming, zürich
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