Changing seasons, changing climate, changing strokes: the long history of swimming
Have you ever wondered about the origins of swimming? How about how we came to swim outdoors in the cooler…
Myth busting: “Everything in the southern hemisphere water wants to eat me!”
Great whites, blue-ringed octopus and reef-dwelling cone snails: marine biologist, writer and broadcaster Dr Helen Scales introduces us some of…
The colour of cold: swimming in Cape Town, South Africa
With water temperatures averaging 13 degrees Celsius and air temperatures seldom above 32 degrees, Cape Town, South Africa, is a…
Brave New Waters
Author and Wild Swimming Brother, Jack Hudson traded his freshwater dips in the UK for a salty life in Australia…
Women of the water
Women of the Water, by photographer Ana Elisa Sotelo Van Oordt, is a series of landscapes and nude installations exploring…
Films, podcasts and books for swimmers
An investigation into water’s true nature, water-based adventure films and an exhilarating journey into deep time: what to read, watch…
Is endless summer swimming a dream come true?
Do you embrace the cold and celebrate the changing seasons, or would endless summer swimming be a dream come true?…
Swimmers converge on Lake Bled for the IWSA World Championships
A winter swimming event held in Slovenia’s picture-perfect Lake Bled: Simon Griffiths reports from the 13th IWSA World Championships.
The Scilly Isles: a destination for all swimmers
From epic challenges to bay swims for beginners, the Isles of Scilly have routes to delight all kinds of swimmers.
Meet illustrator, designer and cold water swimmer Evie Grace
Evie Grace studied illustration, graphic design and photography at university in Aberdeen before moving to Vancouver for a couple of…