The Blog : Marine Protected Area

One Year After the Long Swim

Renowned endurance swimmer and United Nation’s Environment Programme (UNEP)’s Patron of the Oceans, Lewis Pugh touches Dover harbour wall in Dover, United Kingdom to marke the end of The Long Swim campaign on 29 August 2018

There is an old saying in English Channel swimming that most crossings are won or lost before the first stroke is taken. So last year, before I attempted to swim the length of the English ...

17 Jul 2019
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Address to the Commonwealth

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This address was given by Lewis Pugh on the 70th Anniversary of the Commonwealth in Westminster Abbey on 11 March 2019. ON THE EDGE OF THE ICE  I am standing at the North Pole, on the edge ...

10 Mar 2019
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Goodwin Sands – A Matter of Respect

White Cliffs of Dover from Goodwins

Swimming for hours each day in the middle of the open ocean gives you a lot of time to think. During July and August this year, I swam the length of the English Channel, ...

20 Sep 2018
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