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Episode 30

Jody Jones: Channel swimmer with bowel cancer

You might not have heard of this week's guest the swimmer, Military Wives Choir member and mum of two, Jody Jones. But hearing this interview may have a rather large impact on your day, your week, your 2020...Perhaps even your life. You see, Jody oozes passion for open water swimming. In fact, she loves it so much that she swam the English Channel in 2019. Fewer than 700 women have ever completed the 21 mile crossing. But what makes Jody's achievement even more special is that she did it while undergoing treatment for stage 4 bowel cancer. It's pretty mind blowing.

You'll hear:

  • About her complete fear of sea swimming!
  • Going from swimming for 6-7 hours to not being able to walk for 10metres without falling over
  • Why she fuels her long swims with potatoes
  • Being diagnosed with stage 4 bowel cancer at the age of 39
  • Why she hates the word inspirational

Also this week, hear more about plans from the Professional Triathletes Organisation to improve the sport from CEO Sam Renouf

Find out more about our guest

Jody Jones on twitter

Jody's channel swim

Outdoor Swimming Society and the Dart 10km

The PTO (Professional Triathletes Organisation) and CEO Sam Renouf

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Helen Murray

I've been working in triathlon for almost a decade as an athlete, coach and broadcaster.

I host the Inside Tri Show podcast bringing you awesome interviews and guests each week.