66%

funded

US$2,572

raised of US$3,846 flexible goal

86 days

to go

Launched: 17 Mar 2020

Funding ends: 31 Aug 2020

6 Hour Swim for English Channel Qualification

Update on 14 May 2020

  1. Attach the video is from last Saturday when I successfully swam 6 hours continuously with short breaks in 16.0 degree Celsius water in Brno, Czech Republic. I am now qualified for English Channel. Next step will be a professional medical check-up including cardiovascular function by a sports doctor next Friday.
  2. After isolation at home for 28 days, I have been training for the 5th week in cold water in lake. Distance amount has been increased.
  3. This crowdfunding is extended to 31-August-2020.

Updates on 23-April-2020

Update on 23 Apr 2020

 

  1. Period on 6-14 October 2020 has been reserved with Pilot Stuart Gleeson. Deposit payment of £1000 has been paid. The exact date will be known upon arrival depending on the water condition.
  2. Training camp in Ireland in the end of May 2020 was cancelled due to Wuhan virus. Budget is decreased down by HKD$10,000. The qualification of 6 hour swim in 16 or below degree water will be carried out in Prague, Czech Republic.
  3. Lowered down the fundraising goal as HKD$30,000 on Fringebacker. If successful, admin fee from Fringebacker will be HKD$2700 instead of HKD$9000. Budget can be saved.
  4. Based on above, budget has been readjusted from HKD$100,000 into HKD$75,000.
  5. Outside this crowdfunding of HKD$30,000, more sponsors are being searched at the moment to cover the rest HKD$45,000.
  6. Extended this crowdfunding project live for one more month, until 11 May 2020.