A trainee teacher is preparing to swim the length of the Island later this month - but it's only a warm-up for a much bigger challenge!
Twenty-two year old Craig Seddon is on a teaching placement at St Ninian's High School and organised his 33 mile swim just a week after arriving from Manchester.
He's already won backing from tour company Manx Sea Quest which is providing a support boat for Craig's swim from the Calf to the Point of Ayre on 26 May.
But his long-term goal is to swim the Atlantic in two years time, before tackling the rest of the world's oceans, raising money for charity.
Craig told us he feels compelled to take on the open water swim: