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with Sean Conway, inspiring adventurer who has swum the length of
November 13, 2013
Sean Conway has become the first person to swim the length of
Britain. He took some time out after his swim, and before getting
home and warming up, to do an Inside/Out with us.
Visit Sean Conway’s
yourself in five words?
Ginger. Spontaneous. Short. Adventurous. Hairy.
the best piece of advice you’ve ever received?
Take more photos. Memories fade quickly.
the most ridiculous thing you’ve ever done?
the length of Britain.
is your most treasured possession?
My adventure mascot - The
Little Flying Cow.
do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
have any strange hobbies?
Mmmmm. Not really.
do you dislike most about your appearance?
Nothing really. It's all bad. Ha.
is your greatest extravagance?
Watches. I love my watch. Its solar powered.
have you got in your fridge?
Nothing. I’ve been away for 4.5 months swimming Britain and
haven't been home yet.
is your greatest fear?
have you got in your pockets right now?
iPhone, wallet and empty crisp packet, salt and vinegar.
is your favourite journey?
are your heroes in real life?
Anyone who chooses to do something they love rather than something
to make money.
and where were you happiest?
Right now. I’ve just finished the hardest thing I'll ever
do. I’m over the moon.
your biggest vice?
My beard. It’s pretty out of control.
were you like at school?
Very shy. Wasn't in the cool crowd and kept to myself a lot.
are you doing next?
Trying to get warm after 4.5 months at sea.
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