Swim will be well rewarded
Swim people at the last minute offering us a place, so we ended up doing it twice in 2016.”
With usual swimming partner Tony Hopkins unavailable, Smith has enlisted the help of McMahon but joked he might be completing the swim solo.
“I’ve got a couple of concerns about how much training Jimmy has been doing but that will come out when we’re halfway out there,” he said.
“We’re not going to be setting any records that’s for sure but as long as the weather is fair we’re hoping to get across in around six hours.”
Far from a sportsman himself, Smith said he enjoyed the Port to Pub because it made for a good day out.
Lachie Smith is taking part in the Port to Pub Rottnest Swim.