Big Chill Swim selected as IWSA World Cup event

Winter swimming championship the Big Chill Swim has been selected as one of the inaugural events of the 2015-2016 International Winter Swimming Association (IWSA) World Cup.

40 swimmers, 40 kayakers and 18 km in 11 hours

On 22-24 May, 20 teams of two swimmers and two kayakers will attempt to swim around Perhentian Island – a journey that will last 11 hours and a distance of 18km.

Take the Crisis 10 Minute Challenge

Crisis Skylight Oxford is calling for keen open water swimmers to take on the 10 Minute Challenge at the Crisis Summer Swim this June, raising funds to support its services for homeless people.

Durley Sea Swims

Open water swimming, especially the big swims like the English Channel, fosters a family of like-minded people. A growing community of swimmers meet to train at Durley Chine beach in Bournemouth.

You know you’ve had a good swim when…

We’re looking for your suggestions this week. It’s easy to feel smug as a swimmer as we know that not only does swimming make us feel good, it also does us good...

187,888 lakes to swim in

A new swimming holiday company has emerged to take advantage of Finland’s almost countless swimming opportunities. As well as 187,888 lakes, the country also boasts the world’s largest archipelago and the Baltic Sea.

  • Big Chill Swim selected as IWSA World Cup event

  • 40 swimmers, 40 kayakers and 18 km in 11 hours

  • Take the Crisis 10 Minute Challenge

  • Durley Sea Swims

  • You know you’ve had a good swim when…

  • 187,888 lakes to swim in

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Winter swimming championship the Big Chill Swim has been selected as one of the inaugural events of the 2015-2016 International Winter Swimming Associ…
On 22-24 May, 20 teams of two swimmers and two kayakers will attempt to swim around Perhentian Island – a journey that will last 11 hours and a distan…
Crisis Skylight Oxford is calling for keen open water swimmers to take on the 10 Minute Challenge at the Crisis Summer Swim this June, raising funds t…
A new swimming holiday company has emerged to take advantage of Finland’s almost countless swimming opportunities. As well as 187,888 lakes, the count…
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