What to do if your swim is cancelled

Swim cancellations and postponements are a fact of life, especially in places with fickle weather. This week I had hoped to write a different story about a lovely swim across the Solent to the Isle of Wight. Unfortunately, that swim didn’t happen.

One swim, four records

An international team of six swimmers has just fallen short in an attempt to complete the longest ever freshwater relay but set four other records along the way.

English Channel legend Bill Pickering dies, aged 93

The Channel Swimming Association posted on its website earlier today that former English Channel world record holder Bill Pickering died on 17 August 2014. He was 93.

Isoman – a chance for swimmers to shine?

We don’t normally cover triathlon news but we like the sound of this. In most triathlons the swim is a relatively short part of each event...

Great Dublin Swim

The sun shone for the inaugural JFD Dunne Insurances Great Dublin Swim, which took place on 9 August 2014 in the dockland part of the Liffey River that flows through Irish capital’s centre.

Milarrochy Bay Swim Festival 2104

Vigour Event’s Milarrochy Bay Swim Festival took place on 9 August and attracted swimmers from as far afield as Florida. Milarrachy Bay sits on the eastern banks of Scotland’s famous Loch Lomond (Britain’s largest stretch of inland water) and its sandy beaches offer an ideal entry point to the water.

  • What to do if your swim is cancelled

  • One swim, four records

  • English Channel legend Bill Pickering dies, aged 93

  • Isoman – a chance for swimmers to shine?

  • Great Dublin Swim

  • Milarrochy Bay Swim Festival 2104

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