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Simply Swim Interviews Sean Conway - What drove you to keep going?

Video Transcription : Everyone keeps asking me 'why did you keep going, it took you two and half months longer than you expected' and the one thing that kept coming into my mind was that if I didn't finish, going onto my emails and getting all those 'told you so, I told you it wasn't possible', because in preparation for the swim I put posts on yachting forums and swimming forums and inevitably there were a lot of people who were very negative and saying oh it's a publicity stunt, you're not going to be able to do it, the tides are too strong, the waves are too big. And they were right a lot of the time to be honest and that's why we had so many bad weather days. There were obviously lots of people who were really really helpful as well, but I kind of got panic attacks thinking of not finishing , going home all depressed and opening my emails and getting bombarded with 'yes Sean, told you it wasn't possible', so I think that thought alone kind of made me go right, I'm going to finish this no matter what.
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