Retaining the joy of swim training
Simon Griffiths on prioritising the process of swim training, rather than the end goal of completing a challenge.
Giving up social media
Would you benefit from a digital detox? Contributing editor Jonathan Cowie reflects on six months of being completely social media…
How the cost of living crisis has affected your swimming
In our Attitudes to Outdoor Swimming survey, almost one in three swimmers say the cost of the living crisis has…
The “bash-wild-swimming” genre is already getting boring
Wild swimming has become a target of those who make a living mocking people and topics they know little about.…
Ice swimmer beaten by a flight of stairs
In the morning, adaptive athlete Sophie Etheridge took her first ever ice swim, posing with the obligatory ‘holding a piece…
No one’s impressed by your abuse of swimmers
Giles Coren and the Times have stooped too low in their search for eyeballs Initially, I was going to ignore…
Are you a strong enough swimmer to do an event?
For your sake, and that of your fellow swimmers, take a moment to consider if you're ready for that event…
Campaigning for Designated Bathing Water areas
Simon Griffiths asks if 200 designated inland bathing water areas by 2030 is feasible.
A swimmer’s perspective on the City of London Corporation’s proposals for Hampstead Heath ponds
Nicola Mayhew, Co-chair of the Hampstead Heath Ladies’ Pond, gives her opinion on the City of London’s proposals to adopt…