Challenging 13 Mile Cardiff To Cove Swim: A Recap
La Jolla Cove from Swami's lifeguard tower

Challenging 13 Mile Cardiff To Cove Swim: A Recap

Despite the Coronavirus lockdown, the Red Tide, a threat of cold water, and smoke from California fires - I successfully completed the 13.5 miles swim from Swami’s (Cardiff) to La…

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Freedom Swim: Revisited
Hillel swimming from Robben Island to Big Bay February 25th, 2019

Freedom Swim: Revisited

After setting my sights on the Robben Island crossing two years ago, I set about to accomplish this feat. My motivation for swimming the four and a half miles in…

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The morning of Monday February 25th…the Crossing

After a week of waiting and continuing to prepare every day, the day for the swim was finally here. I woke up early after a restful sleep. I made myself…

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