Auckland Central Masters Marathon 2014

This Easter weekend saw the running of the inaugural Auckland Central Masters Marathon – a 10km sea swim along Auckland’s coastline.

News article accuses Outdoor Swimming Society of irresponsibility

A news article last week in the Harrogate Advertiser accused the Outdoor Swimming Society of being irresponsible for encouraging people to swim in the River Wharfe at Collingham

What have railways and reservoirs got in common?

There was a story on the BBC website recently about people campaigning to keep railway level crossings open. National Rail, it seems, has a policy of closing them down. In the UK, it is drummed into us from an early age that level crossings, like reservoirs, are extremely dangerous

Craig Lenning becomes third Farallon Islands to mainland California solo swimmer

The Farallon Islands (or the Farallones) lie off the coast of San Francisco, 27 miles from the Golden Gate Bridge. Apart from a research station the islands are uninhabited, remote and desolate.

WOWSA Global Open Water Swimming Conference moves to Isle of Bute

The 2014 WOWSA Global Open Water Swimming Conference will take place on 20 and 21 September at Mount Stuart on the Isle of Bute, on Scotland’s West Coast.

Seminar series plus weekly races on offer at Thorpe Lake this summer

Thorpe Open Water Swimming Lake, which opened for the season last weekend, will be hosting a series of seminars throughout the summer as well as regular training races.

  • Auckland Central Masters Marathon 2014

  • News article accuses Outdoor Swimming Society of irresponsibility

  • What have railways and reservoirs got in common?

  • Craig Lenning becomes third Farallon Islands to mainland California solo swimmer

  • WOWSA Global Open Water Swimming Conference moves to Isle of Bute

  • Seminar series plus weekly races on offer at Thorpe Lake this summer

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