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.
Take the plunge and follow six tips from Jonathan Cowie (Editor, H2Open Magazine) for cold water swimming this winter.
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!
Open water swimmer Jack Burnell was the first member of Team GB chosen for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
sportsbeatvideo caught up with Jack at the Serpentine Club in Hyde Park to talk about Swim Serpentine, which will see 6,000 swimmers tackle a mile-long course at the London 2012 open water swimming venue.
Top British open water swimmer Jack Burnell has qualified for The Rio Olympics in the 10k Marathon Swimming event. A frequent top 3 finisher in Fina World Cup events. Jack gave Chillswim an interview on training advice for open water swimmers when training in a pool.
Colin Hill asked people from around the world why they enjoy winter swimming. The video was filmed at the winter swimming world championships in Tyumen, Siberia, Russia 2016.
The British Wildlife Photography Awards were established in 2009. Andy Jackson’s 2014 film narrated by Jackie Daly, “The Last Seahorse in Studland?”, carried off the top prize in the special film category: Wildlife in HD. The BWPA exhibition at Moors Valley Country Park, Ringwood runs until 28 February 2016.
Third year journalism student, Charlie Souter produced a 7 minute openwater swimming documentary for her final year project. Charlie investigates the benefits the activity can have.
The Australian Open Water Swimming team are getting ready for the Rio Olympics and recently took part in a camp at the AIS to help them prepare.
In these two videos, Jim Kersey, GB Triathlete and Swimming Coach at Get Set 4 Success Ltd tells you all about wetsuits for both Open Water and Triathlon Swimming.