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What Would You Do With A Million Calories?

What does a million calories even look like? Why am I asking? Because of a news report I have been reading more about.

I am impressed! Very impressed! I am a swimmer. I swam competitively throughout my youth. But this man has done something that every swimmer will be congratulating and applauding him for!

His name is Ross Edgley. He is from Grantham in Lincolnshire. He has just finished a mammoth swim of 1,780 miles around Great Britain – which is rather phenomenal.

Apparently he has consumed over a million calories during his time out at sea in order to fuel his incredible journey.

Here is one of the many reports about his achievement from the BBC News Website:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-46088884