EXTRA,  FEATURES,  Features,  March 2023

Spring equinox: a swim to the music of time

As we approach the spring (or autumn) equinox, swimmers across the world celebrate the beginning of the seasons with their own rituals: sunset or sunrise swims, moonlit dips, gathering on shores to mark the passing of time. Jonathan Cowie reflects on how swimming is perhaps the sport most closely linked to the turning of the earth.

The equinoxes mark, depending on where you are on the earth, the beginning of the spring and autumn seasons.

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