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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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!
A profile piece on 2012 Olympian Keri-Anne Payne. Taking part in the 10k open water swim, Keri-Anne found herself in possibly one of the most gruelling events in the games. This is a story about her journey, aspirations, triumphs and dedication.
Robert Hamilton of Vigour Events introduces the upcoming Global Open Water Swimming Conference, which will be hosted at Mount Stuart on the Isle of Bute in September 2014
Video featuring Daniel Fogg and Steve Parry who explains a bit more about sighting and what to expect at the event.
Interview with ASA SW Region Open Water Chair Les Debenham and Wild about Swimming coach Pauline Squire recorded on Day 1 of the Regional “Introduction to Open Water Swimming” residential weekend course at Weymouth on 31 May 2014.