Swim Jurassic Raises £9,480
Dubbed Swim Jurrasic, Oly Rush, our Operations Director, started his adventure back in September 2020, with an aim to swim the 96 miles that makes up the Jurrasic Coastline of the World Heritage Site in Dorset.
He began his journey at the most Western point of the Coastline in Exmouth, Devon, passing past Sidmouth and bringing him into Dorset. Once in Dorset Oly made his way past the local hotspots of Lyme Regis and West Bay, continuing to Chesil Beach. Arriving at Portland he faced the infamous Portland ‘Race’, an unforgiving tidal area produced by a clashing of opposing tides between Portland Bill and the Shambles sandbank. Thankfully he made it!
Having traversed Portland, the welcoming sight of Durdle Door arch was next, then on to Lulworth Cove, Kimmeridge and Swanage. Approaching the final stretch of the swim brought Oly to the iconic Old Harry Rocks and then eventually finishing at Studland.
The machine Oly Rush raised a whopping £9,480! The money raised has been evenly divided between us at Oceans to Earth and Clean Jurassic Coast and will help us both to further our efforts to keep our seas plastic free.