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Paul Hopfensperger

Hoffy Swims - English Channel Relay 2010

Fundraising for St Nicholas Hospice

30 %
raised of £1,000 target
by 4 supporters
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St Nicholas Hospice

We offer practical support and guidance to people with life-limiting illnesses

Charity Registration No. 287773


Paul Hopfensperger (Hoffy) swims The English Channel for the 3rd time, this time as part of an international relay team in aid of St Nicholas Hospice...

Thank you for taking the time to visit my JustGiving page. Having completed 2 solo swims of The English Channel in 2007 & 2008, raising over £16,200 in the process, this year I  completed 3 swims to raise much needed funds for St. Nicholas Hospice in Bury St Edmunds. These were:-

1) The Great East Swim, Alton Water, Suffolk on June 19, 2010 - COMPLETED!

2) The Great London Swim in The Royal Victoria Dock, London on July 03, 2010 - COMPLETED!

3) 'Team Iryna International' - 6 person English Channel Relay, July 04, 2010 - COMPLETED - 12 Hrs. 44 Mins!

Full stories and photos can be found at

St Nicholas Hospice needs to raise a staggering £10,000 per day just to cover their overheads, and we are hoping to add a minimum of £1,000 to their funds from this swim, and other smaller ones during the summer of 2010.

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So please dig deep and donate now.

Thank you in advance for your generous donation.

Paul Hopfensperger, Open Water Swimmer, Bury St Edmunds, UK.

Major swims I have completed prior to 2010 (£16,248.00 raised for St Nicholas Hospice & CLIC Sargent from these swims):-

English Channel 2007 (52 KM - 13 Hrs 52 Mins) & 2008 (50KM - 13 Hrs 3 Mins)

Jarak to Sabac, Serbia 2008 (19KM - 3 Hrs 30 Mins)

Sumidero Canyon, Mexico 2008 (15KM - 4 Hrs. 51 Mins)


  • The English Channel 2007
  • Jarak - Sabac, Serbia 2008
  • The English Channel 2008 +3