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.

Is this the best use of our Olympic legacy pool?

Last weekend I visited the London Aquatics Centre – the venue for the 2012 Olympics and the premier training and competition pool in the country.

Applications closing soon for second Polish Winter Swimming Championships

The second Polish Winter Swimming Championships will take place in the marina at Sopot from Friday 5 December to Sunday 7 December 2014

Does swimming in warm water make a difference?

Garry Seghers has just been swimming in Barbados and wonders whether the warm water helped him swim faster.

  • 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

  • Is this the best use of our Olympic legacy pool?

  • Applications closing soon for second Polish Winter Swimming Championships

  • Does swimming in warm water make a difference?

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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…
The second Polish Winter Swimming Championships will take place in the marina at Sopot from Friday 5 December to Sunday 7 December 2014
Researchers at the Extreme Environments Laboratory at the University of Portsmouth are running a new study to evaluate safe lower water temperature li…
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