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Old 08-31-2010
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TI Open Water Coach/Specalist Dave Barra will be starting his attempt in the early morning hours of Wednesday(if I read his blog correctly at www.usms.org)


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Default Go Dave!

I just had a relay do great over there, but my solo swimmer never got his shot. We even extended his stay for a week, but the weather is only just now clearing up.
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Go Dave Go!
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To track Dave,
http://www.marinetraffic.com/ais/shi...15&header=true
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Dave reached the French coast today in 14 hrs 27 mins 20 sec. Congrats Dave!

Now, just rest a few minutes and swim back...doing it all butterfly
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That makes two TI Coaches -- the two Daves, Cameron (2x) and Barra, in addition to possibly 10 or more TI swimmers, who have swum the Channel.
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Great stuff!

I had to laugh at the swimming back with butterfly crack.

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Default TI English Channel swimmers

Minneapolis TI coach since 2006 or so Jordan Jelmeland was part of a 5- person relay in 2007 and a 4-person team in 2010. The relay this summer was all TI clients (along with Coach Jordan), two of whom are making solo attempts in the next couple years.
Be careful, Dave....you're starting to look addicted to this stuff!
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Default Dave Barra Did it!

After 14hrs 27mins and 20secs, Coach Dave Barra climbed out of the chilly waters of the English Channel and onto French soil completing another TI Channel attempt. Lets all give him a big round of applause!!!!

Way to go Coach Dave Barra!!!!!!

Keep Swimming!
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Great stuff!

I had to laugh at the swimming back with butterfly crack.

Richard
When Dave climbed back aboard the boat, his actual first words were "Will you take dollars to make it a 2-way?"

Said entirely in jest.
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