What can we learn about swimming from kids – and what can we do to keep kids swimming?

This weekend my daughter took part in our local swimming club championships. It was pool swimming obviously, not open water, but I think we (as adult open water swimmers) can learn a thing or two from these youngsters

Freeze for Trees in Brockwell: another charity winter dip

The charity Trees for Cities is inviting cold water swimmers and dippers to join them at Brockwell Lido (Brixton) to help raise funds for their valuable work inspiring people to plant and love trees in cities worldwide.

Countdown starts for Swim the Swan 2015

Two of Australia’s open water swimming stars went head to head on stand up paddleboards this weekend to launch the 2015 Swim the Swan.

State New Zealand Ocean Swim Series gets underway with Bay of the Islands Classic

More than 700 swimmers turned up for the opening race in the State New Zealand Ocean Swim Series – a popular six-event series that runs from November through to April.

Drowning among top-ten leading causes of death

The World Health Authority (WHO) has released its first Global Report on Drowning in which it states 372,000 people die as a result of drowning each year.

The Cala Montgó Swim Festival 2014

Over-developed it might be but Spain’s Costa Brava still has some beautiful spots, and many of those are best discovered from the sea.

  • What can we learn about swimming from kids – and what can we do to keep kids swimming?

  • Freeze for Trees in Brockwell: another charity winter dip

  • Countdown starts for Swim the Swan 2015

  • State New Zealand Ocean Swim Series gets underway with Bay of the Islands Classic

  • Drowning among top-ten leading causes of death

  • The Cala Montgó Swim Festival 2014

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The charity Trees for Cities is inviting cold water swimmers and dippers to join them at Brockwell Lido (Brixton) to help raise funds for their valuab…
Two of Australia’s open water swimming stars went head to head on stand up paddleboards this weekend to launch the 2015 Swim the Swan.
More than 700 swimmers turned up for the opening race in the State New Zealand Ocean Swim Series – a popular six-event series that runs from November …
The World Health Authority (WHO) has released its first Global Report on Drowning in which it states 372,000 people die as a result of drowning each y…
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