The Blog : Dedication

Lewis Pugh sets sights on Russia

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Renowned British endurance swimmer and UN Patron of the Oceans, Lewis Pugh has today completed the final swim of his five swim challenge to champion the need for the conservation of the Ross Sea ...

6 Mar 2015
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Pugh beats his own record for southern most swim

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Renowned British endurance swimmer and UN Patron of the Oceans, Lewis Pugh has today completed the most southerly swim in human history – just 10 days after setting the record for the first time. ...

3 Mar 2015
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Pugh completes the world’s most southerly swim at Cape Adare

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Renowned endurance swimmer and UN Patron of the Oceans, Lewis Pugh has today completed the most southerly swim in human history – swimming 500m off the coast of Cape Adare in the Antarctic Ocean. ...

19 Feb 2015
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Our fight for a fighting chance

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I’ve just completed the first long-distance swim in the 7 Seas of the ancient world. I’ve experienced some things I will never forget. And seen some things I wish I could erase from my ...

29 Aug 2014
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Experience, energy, enthusiasm – the makings of a top team

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I want to talk about diversity. We’ve all heard the term ‘strength in diversity’, but when did you last stop to think why that is? When we were putting the team together for our ...

12 Aug 2014
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Seven Seas, Seven Swims, One Good Reason to Believe

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I’ve been called many things. Pioneer swimmer. Ocean advocate. Environmental campaigner. Spokesperson for the seas. I’ve been all of these things, it’s true. But if I had to sum myself up in one phrase, ...

8 Aug 2014
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Sometimes losing is the best thing that can happen

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They say that quitters never win and winners never quit. That might be true, but sometimes losing is the best thing that can happen to a competitor. Just ask Andy Murray. Last year at ...

17 Jul 2013
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If you don’t have hope, you can’t have dreams

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I was recently asked to write a feature for Country Life on my favourite spot in Africa, and the reason why. I chose the Cape of Good Hope. This is what I wrote: There ...

10 Jun 2013
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