The other day my kids reported that form teachers in their school had been asked to read out a letter about the dangers of open water swimming.
Anna Wardley, who in 2013 circumnavigated the Isle of Wight in a swim that lasted more than 26 hours, has just announced a new swim challenge.
For its third race in its 2015 series, Oceanman relocated to Lago D’Orta, in northern Italy for its only fresh water swim.
This Sunday morning the course of the Henley Royal Regatta will be lit up by a laser show as swimmers arrive for the Henley Classic, which starts at 4.30am.
Graeme Sutton and 16 friends took on the challenge of swimming 4km in four lakes in four countries in one day.
Last Saturday Aspire, in partnership with Brutal Events, launched their Night Swim series with the inaugural Dusk ‘til Dawn Swim in Lymington Sea Water Baths.
The wrong message on open water swimming
Anna Wardley announces new swim challenge
Oceanman travels to Italy
Beams and booms at this weekend's Henley Classic
Mad Cows come home
Are you afraid of the dark?