Sir Branson bows out of The Swim after fire ravages his home


Sir Richard Branson has pulled out of “The Swim” across the Irish Sea, after his luxury Carribean home was struck by lightning caused by Irene. Actress Kate Winslett was among 20 people who fled the paradise home on Necker Island, as it went up in flames. Pop star Ronan Keating has vowed to battle on despite of injuring his hamstring earlier this week, alongside other celebrities including Atomic Kitten singer Jenny Frost, all to raise money for Cancer Research UK. Read more here on The Telegraph.

About Author

Production engineer and certified swim coach. Full-time IT consultant, spare-time swimming aficionado. 2 sons, 2 daughters and a wife. President of the Faroe Islands Swimming Association. Likes to run :-)

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: