Alex Meyer and Ashley Twichell win inaugural Crippen Cup

Miromar Lakes in Florida hosted the inaugural Crippen Cup on 12 April 2014 – an invite-only 10km marathon swim dedicated to the memory of Fran Crippen

Yorkshire Outdoor Swimmers gain access to Harthill Reservoir

Coincidence and persistence played a part in helping the Yorkshire Outdoor Swimmers group gain access to Harthill Reservoir, a body of water owned by the Canal and River Trust.

A swim well executed – another way to think about swimming goals

Swim coach Dan Abel (Fit & Abel) took part in the April 2014 running of the State King of the Bays swim, in Auckland, New Zealand, and used the occasion to reflect on swimming goals and the question of what makes a good swim.

Get fat or get fast, if you want to be a long distance open water swimmer

According to Professor Mike Tipton from the Extreme Environments Laboratory (EEL) at Portsmouth University, if you want to do well as a long distance cold water swimmer you either need to get fat or get fast.

Gorman and Mainstone convincing winners in State New Zealand Ocean Swim Series

Australians Melissa Gorman and Rhys Mainstone will return home this weekend NZ$10,000 richer after emphatic victories in the final race of this season’s State New Zealand Ocean Swim Series, which took place on Saturday on Aukland’s North Shore.

Lake District National Park launches swim safety code

A ‘Keen to Be Seen’ safety appeal has been launched to promote simple but effective guidelines when swimming in the open water.

  • Alex Meyer and Ashley Twichell win inaugural Crippen Cup

  • Yorkshire Outdoor Swimmers gain access to Harthill Reservoir

  • A swim well executed – another way to think about swimming goals

  • Get fat or get fast, if you want to be a long distance open water swimmer

  • Gorman and Mainstone convincing winners in State New Zealand Ocean Swim Series

  • Lake District National Park launches swim safety code

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Miromar Lakes in Florida hosted the inaugural Crippen Cup on 12 April 2014 – an invite-only 10km marathon swim dedicated to the memory of Fran Crippen
Coincidence and persistence played a part in helping the Yorkshire Outdoor Swimmers group gain access to Harthill Reservoir, a body of water owned by …
According to Professor Mike Tipton from the Extreme Environments Laboratory (EEL) at Portsmouth University, if you want to do well as a long distance …
Australians Melissa Gorman and Rhys Mainstone will return home this weekend NZ$10,000 richer after emphatic victories in the final race of this season…
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