Former Olympic swimmer and Canto-pop star Alex Fong says his 45km swim for charity around Hong Kong Island was no solo effort and he couldn’t have done it without his support team and family and friends. Photo: Nora TamFormer Olympic swimmer and Canto-pop star Alex Fong says his 45km swim for charity around Hong Kong Island was no solo effort and he couldn’t have done it without his support team and family and friends. Photo: Nora Tam
Former Olympic swimmer and Canto-pop star Alex Fong says his 45km swim for charity around Hong Kong Island was no solo effort and he couldn’t have done it without his support team and family and friends. Photo: Nora Tam

Alex Fong on how he swam 45km around Hong Kong Island, from pre-race training to smashing the record on the day

  • The Canto-pop star and former Olympian hadn’t swum seriously for 15 years before taking on the swim for charity A Drop of Life
  • We talk to him about working up to 45km, overcoming seasickness, his diet in the days before the race and staying motivated over the more than 10-hour swim

Topic |   Wellness
Former Olympic swimmer and Canto-pop star Alex Fong says his 45km swim for charity around Hong Kong Island was no solo effort and he couldn’t have done it without his support team and family and friends. Photo: Nora TamFormer Olympic swimmer and Canto-pop star Alex Fong says his 45km swim for charity around Hong Kong Island was no solo effort and he couldn’t have done it without his support team and family and friends. Photo: Nora Tam
Former Olympic swimmer and Canto-pop star Alex Fong says his 45km swim for charity around Hong Kong Island was no solo effort and he couldn’t have done it without his support team and family and friends. Photo: Nora Tam
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