EXTRA,  FEATURES,  October 2023

Lido love

When Jonathan Cowie lived in London, it was Tooting Bec Lido that first kindled his love for open air pools. Now based in the Lake District, he’s feeling inspired to search out a bit of local lido love.

Lidos were where my love affair with open water swimming blossomed.

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Jonathan is a year-round skins swimmer with a particular love of very cold water. He has competed in ice swimming competitions around the world. He is a qualified open water coach with a particular love of introducing new swimmers to the open water.