A young woman preparing for her fifth Rock to Rock Ocean Swim at Elizabeth Beach on Easter Sunday, has completed the Sydney Harbour Mini Swim Classic.
She is Mel Eustace, 23, from Turramurra. She also has Down syndrome.
Five years ago Mel just played in the backyard pool and was not able to swim 50 metres. After watching family friend and mentor, John Trevillian do the Rock to Rock swim she said, “I can do that” and started training ... read the Great Lakes Advocate full story here.
Good luck Mel and John!