SELKIE NEW RANGE 2018

Snow swims!

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We asked you to send in your pics of your frosty dips. Here are our favourites! Send in your swim snaps to editor@outdoorswimmer.com

Snow Day Swim

Adam Boon enjoying a swim (and the snow) in the River Nene, Northamptonshire.

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Catherine Pendleton swimming in a mountain pond with snow all around.

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Claudia Hill at Clifton Hampden, Oxfordshire, on Sunday morning (10th December).

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Grace Lane swimming last Sunday in the glorious snow in the Thames at Iffley Lock, Oxford.

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Heather Gould enjoying a winter dip, sea 6 degrees, only lasted ten minutes!

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James Kirby enjoying a winter dip.

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Jamie Farquhar at Bray Lake, Sunday 10th December, Air temp -2 degrees, Water temp +2 degrees.

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Emily Chong breaking the ice at the Serpentine. Photo by Jeremy Hunter.

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A birthday swim for Joop Schwalbach.

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Katia Vastiau swimming with Openwaterclubs Oxford.

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Martin Reynolds is a regular swimmer at Stoney Cove. We aren't sure whether the snow man got in the water or not!

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Neil Rushton and one hundred or so swimmers from Devon and Cornwall Wild Swimmers are doing the Polar Bear challenge.

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Top tip number one: never jump into cold water! By Paul Fowler

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Radek Balonis after a swim at London Royal Docks OWS, Air temp. 1dC, Water temp. 6.7dC

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Joanne Brown and Susan Redfern swam in Gurnal Dubs in the Lakes. We didn't have a thermometer with us, but our skin told us it was chill swim!

Cover October18

Issue 19 October 2018

  • Could cold water swimming beat depression?
  • Tried & Tested - pool training kit
  • Breaking Barriers - disability swimming
  • 6 simple mojo boosting hacks
  • Swim travel - Norway, Bahamas, Italy

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