FWAC 2014 Presentation by Colin Hill

Apr 19th, 2015 | By

The Official Fina World Aquatics Convention 2014 Conference Programme was held in Doha 2014 before the FINA World Swimming Championships (25m). Video featuring Colin Hill’s presentation on open water swimming (12m 27s)


Henley Swim – The Henley Mile 2015

Apr 13th, 2015 | By

On Sunday 12 July 2015, The Henley Mile returns to the River Thames.

The Henley Mile is a straight line downstream River Thames swimming event, held over the Henley Royal Regatta boomed course.

From desert to Antarctica – a swimmer’s journey and lessons learned

Mar 30th, 2015 | By

Lifeguards, walls on which to rest, lane ropes and a shallow bottom on which to walk. It’s the absence of these and more….not to mention the immutable superiority of nature that makes open water swimming not only challenging but also dangerous. But Bhakti Sharma, has taken to it like a duck to water and her idea is to inpire others with her experiences.

FINA 10KM Marathon Swimming World Cup 2015 Patagones-Viedma

Mar 7th, 2015 | By

Some of the biggest names in the world of open water swimming were amongst the 33 women and 48 men taking part in the Viedma (Aregentina) leg. View video from the events won by Italians Simone Ruffini and Rachelle Bruni.

Great Scottish Swim 2014

Sep 26th, 2014 | By

World class athletes, around 2,500 amateur swimmers, and a huge number of supporters and spectators, were part of Scotland’s biggest ever open water swimming event, the Great Scottish Swim.

Diana Nyad’s Swim from Cuba to Florida

Sep 26th, 2014 | By

A look at the science behind Diana Nyad’s 110-odd miles and 53 hr swim from Cuba to Key West, Florida – without the protection of a shark cage.

Great North Swim 2014

Sep 18th, 2014 | By

The Great North Swim is the flagship event in Europe’s biggest open water swim series, Great Swim. Over 10,000 swimmers of all ages and abilities took the plunge in the stunning Lake Windermere, Cumbria.

Stert Island Swim 2014

Sep 5th, 2014 | By

Around 65 swimmers took part in the annual 2km sea swim on Sunday 31 August 2014 from Burnham-On-Sea towards Stert Island, around the buoys and back again.

Daniel Fogg

Aug 19th, 2014 | By

Daniel Fogg won the men’s 5km time trial in 53:41.4 at the 2014 European Open Water Swimming Championships in Berlin. Alan March Sport TV put the Team GB long distance and open water swimmer “On the Spot” in this March 2014 interview.

Keri-anne Payne gives her top tips for successful swimming

Jul 24th, 2014 | By

For all those looking to take up a new challenge this year and improve their swimming, Keri-anne Payne is offering her top tips to get you ready for race day!