August 2023,  EXPLORE,  EXTRA

Sea pool sanctuaries

Architect, urban swimming expert and now author, Chris Romer Lee has made waves in outdoor swimming for a decade and this month his book, Sea Pools: 66 Saltwater Sanctuaries from Around the World, is published. Ella Foote met Chris at his daily swimming spot, the London Serpentine.

Back in 2013 Chris Romer Lee accidentally designed a tidal pool for the River Thames in central London.

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Ella is renowned outdoor swimmer and journalist. As well as leading the editorial, digital and experiential outputs for Outdoor Swimmer she is also Director of Dip Advisor, a swim guiding business helping people enjoy wild water. Ella also teaches swimming to children and adults, is an Open Water Coach and RLSS Open Water Lifeguard.