Monthly Archives: August 2012

Plumbing the dark depths: On Alex Meyer and open water

I think open-water swimmers have a dark core. Maybe it’s the unknown depths, the inky blackness of it. Maybe it’s the sense of aloneness in the water, that despite the safety boats, kayaks and lifeguards, you could still slip quietly … Continue reading

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Part of me in the NYT

So, briefly, I was a tiny fairy light in the niche-y world of vegan athletes* when my essay “My Vegan Marathon” was published on the New York Times** website last month. You can read the essay for yourself. Thing is, … Continue reading

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