Episode 81 - Ger Kennedy - Swimmer/Explorer


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Ger Kennedy grew up in Dublin, played rugby and competed in triathlons.

Following an injury to his knees and hips he was advised to try sea swimming in cold water.

What started as a pain relief became a new found love for long distance swimming and ice swimming.

Ger will be swimming in Antartica in February 2020 leading a international group of swimmers.

He has been nominated as person of the year be World Open Water Swimming Association

You can find out more about Ger on his Facebook or Instagram accounts.


Ger's music choices

AC/DC - You shook me all night long

Iron Maiden - Run for the hill

Dio - We Rock

AC/DC - Thunderstruck

Deep Purple - Smoke on the water

AC/DC - Long way to the top

Accept - Balls to the wall


All music is available on Spotify in the Social Fabric Playlist


Title Music Alice by Lucky Bones


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