Jonathan Smith: ‘Take some deep, deep breaths, exhale slowly, and definitely don’t gasp’

The first step is to relax and get your five litres of blood running three times around the world. Then it’s about feeling and thinking and not once c(...)

Jonathan Smith emerges from the water after his early morning swim in Blackrock.

“Bit more insulation since the lockdown anyway,” says Jonathan Smith, emerging with a smile from the open sea water at south Dublin Bay without any ha(...)