If you spent any time around open water last summer you may have seen a new breed of athlete that’s neither a pure open water swimmer nor triathlete.
Different swimmers can have very different experiences of the same swim. Last week we heard from Liz Torode, who came away from this year’s Nevis to St Kitts swim with one of their coveted turtle trophies. Here, Petra Shepherd, a novice breaststroke swimmer, tells her tale of the 13th Annual Bente Weber Memorial Swim.
The Kickstarter campaign went live on Thursday 16 April and has already reached its target. However, interested customers can still invest for an opportunity to be one of the first to receive the product.
Fourteen open water swimmers took part in the 8.5km Swim for Hope around the notorious Cape Point on 13 April.
Nutrition company Torq set a precedent last year in the world of open water swimming by creating and sponsoring a Performance Swim Team.
Burgh Island, St Michael’s Mount and the Plymouth Breakwater: if you wanted to select three iconic south Devon and Cornwall swims, you be making a good start with these. And local charity, the Chestnut Appeal, as organised swims at all of them this summer.
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Nevis to St Kitts: one width breaststroke
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Swimmers battle cold, wind and fog to round Cape Point
Torq names 2015 Performance Swim Team
Three iconic open water swims from the Chestnut Appeal