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 Thank you so much for taking the time to visit our justgiving page in support of the Whale & Dolphin Conservation (http://us.whales.org/ ) to STOP WHALING ( www.whales.org ) in the World.

In 2007 I watched a movie called 'On a clear day' which is about a character called Frank and his quest to swim the English Channel. 

I was inspired by the movie and wanted to see if I was capable of such a feat. The only trouble was I hadn't swam for 10 years and when I did it was 2 lengths backstroke not front crawl!!!

I trained myself and in 2008 managed to swim the English Channel in 11 hours 35 mins. Then I followed this in 2010 by swimming 2 way Gibraltar Straits in 9 hours 39 mins becoming the first British person to make the 2 way crossing and broke the British record one way in 3 hours 25 mins.

I then heard of a challenge called the 'Oceans Seven' which was selected by legendary swimmer and coach Steve Munatones as the hardest 7 Ocean swims in the world. This became my new focus therefore I went on to do the following swims:

Molokai Strait (2012) - 17 hours 2 mins

Catalina Island (2012) - 12 hours 15 mins

Tsugaru Channel (2013) - 15 hours 25 mins

Cook Strait (2014) - 8 hours 39 mins

My final swim is Ireland to Scotland notoriously known as the hardest ocean swim on the planet which could be in the next few days!!

All of my swims have been for Whale & Dolphin Conservation, which is a charity very close to my heart. They work tirelessly to protect whales and dolphins and stop whaling and the slaughter of innocent mammals. I was privileged to be escorted by a pod of dolphins for 1 hour 30 mins on my Cook Strait crossing after a shark was swimming below me during the swim. It is an experience i'll never forget!!

I would appreciate so much your support :)

Many thanks,

Adam

 

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Whale And Dolphin Conservation

Whale And Dolphin Conservation

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WDC, Whale and Dolphin Conservation (formerly WDCS) is the leading global charity dedicated to the conservation and protection of whales and dolphins. We defend these remarkable creatures against the many threats they face. Our vision is a world where every whale and dolphin is safe and free.

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Donations 187

Donation by Anonymous on 11/02/15

£6.00

fantastic guy-what dedication

Donation by brian on 19/11/14

£5.00

What an amazing experience. Very inspirational.

Donation by Wayne on 31/10/14

$20.00

Inspiring...

Donation by Paul Norris on 05/09/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

You certainly kicked its head in.....COLOSSAL!!!! Congrats and good to see someone standing up for the natural world.

Donation by Gav on 03/09/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

you and WDC have our admiration and we hope you both achieve all your goals.

Donation by Speddings family on 25/08/14

£16.00

Well done Adam, inspirational!

Donation by Anonymous on 24/08/14

Brave Person. A inspiration to us all.

Donation by Anonymous on 11/08/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Donation by Anonymous on 11/08/14

£10.00

Massive achievement Adam and a massive thanks for your help in the lead up to my English Channel swim. You're the man!

Donation by Chris Murray on 10/08/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Utterly inspiring! Not only fulfilling a dream but helping a good cause too. The dolphin protection was good karma. Congratulations!!!!!

Donation by Anonymous on 10/08/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Just seen you on BBC breakfast - amazing challenge and fantastic cause. Dolphins swimming next to you is touching.

Donation by A & C Robinson on 09/08/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Awesome swim number 7 Adam. Congratulations from us.

Donation by Kate & Steve R on 06/08/14

£30.00

+ £7.50 Gift Aid

You are swimming as I am writing Adam - truly amazing - I am as inspired as ever!

Donation by Sue Murray on 06/08/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Fantastic effort Adam - hope all goes well today.

Donation by Rob Anderson on 06/08/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Hope the 7th goes well!!!! Best of luck

Donation by Jane hamilton on 05/08/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

God speed Adam

Donation by Lloyd on 05/08/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Best of luck for the last bit Adam!!

Donation by Kate Upshall Davis on 04/08/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Very good luck Adam...I'll be wishing for calm seas and few jellyfish!!

Donation by Nicki Gwynn-Jones on 04/08/14

£20.00

Nearly there! Well done....

Donation by sarah gatland on 04/08/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Tenner for the Jellyfish Protection League coming up! :)

Donation by Kate Madigan on 04/08/14

£10.00

Very happy to donate. You are such an inspiration to us lesser mortals. Looking forward to more lessons....what did you describe me as.....'a dead seal'! In the meantime 'go swim' Xxxx

Donation by Sarah Richardson on 04/08/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Good luck with your final swim Adam! A magnificent achievement so far.

Donation by Ricky Terrington on 01/08/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Adam you are my new found inspiration. I met you at Queensford Lakes. Age 52, learnt to swim 2yrs ago as fear of water on my face!! Swam 3km next day and traded up from SS to Olympic. Good luck Adam.

Donation by Sarah Kellett on 17/07/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Good effort Whipster! Only one more swin to go...!!

Donation by Steve Creasey on 10/07/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Donation summary

  • * Online donations£3,518.14
  • Offline donations£0.00
  • Text donations£0.00
  • Total raised£3,518.14
  • Gift Aid£529.75

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