Videos

Open Water Swim Training Tips from Peter Stoychev

May 16th, 2017 | By

Petar Stoychev (the first person to swim the English Channel under 7 hours) gave some training tips to competitors of the Chillswim Coniston 5.25 mile swim.

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British Triathlon Top Tips – Swimming

May 12th, 2017 | By

Hear the top tips from British Triathlon athletes on how to improve your swimming. From focusing on technique to finding a the right wetsuit, get clued up on how to excel in the water.

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Interview with Peter Stoychev

May 6th, 2017 | By

Colin Hill of Chillswim catches up with Open Water Swimming Champion Peter Stoychev in Bulgaria. Peter talks about the first sub 7 hr English Channel Swim and his life in open water swimming events.

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Making The Transition To The Open Water

Apr 17th, 2017 | By

Great Swim’s ambassador Keri-anne Payne shares her tips.

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Pool Training For An Open Water Event

Apr 6th, 2017 | By

Great Swim’s ambassador Keri-anne Payne shares her tips.

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Open Water Swimmer Safety: Coaches’ Role

Mar 13th, 2017 | By

Prof David Gerrard, University of Otago (NZL) and Dr Kevin Boyd (GBR) talk about “Open Water Swimmer Safety: Coaches’ Role” in Session 6 of the FINA World Sports Medicine Congress 2016.

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How Hot is Too Hot?

Feb 20th, 2017 | By
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Professor Jim Cotter, Otago University (NZL) and Dr Carl Bradford, Otago University (NZL) discuss the topic “How Hot is Too Hot? Open Water Swimming in Warm Temperatures” in Session 2 of the FINA World Sports Medicine Congress 2016.

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Shelley Taylor-Smith keynote

Nov 16th, 2016 | By

Seven-time World number one Women’s Marathon Swimmer, Shelley Taylor-Smith is the only woman to hold a number one world ranking for both men and women in the history of any sport. This ranking led to the governing body, FINA, creating equal prize money and separate rankings for both genders that has left a global legacy for women and Shelley regards this as her greatest personal achievement.

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Six Tips for Cold Water Swimming

Nov 1st, 2016 | By

Take the plunge and follow six tips from Jonathan Cowie (Editor, H2Open Magazine) for cold water swimming this winter.

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Marathon Swim Tips with Keri-anne Payne

Apr 12th, 2016 | By

Olympic Silver Medallist, Double World Champion and Great Swim ambassador Keri-anne Payne shares her top suggestions to help you tackle the impressive 10k marathon swim at the 2016 Great North Swim, Great East Swim and Great Scottish Swim!

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