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.
Stretching over 1km either side of Boscombe Pier, the Coastal Activity Park has everything from sports courts and water sports to smooth jive and spa treatments.
Open water swimming is one of 30+ different activities currently on offer and there’s something for all ages and abilities.
The Kickstarter campaign for IOLITE open water swimming device starts 15 April 2014 and you could be a part of it.