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Swimming in rivers

Having an understanding of how water moves in rivers and how to use that to your advantage will help you in any river swimming races you do and boost the fun of your recreational swimming. Simon Griffiths has your guide to river skills training. 

Back when I still did the occasional triathlon, I took part in the Olympic distance event in Windsor.

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I created Outdoor Swimmer in 2011 (initially as H2Open Magazine) as an outlet for my passion for swimming outdoors. I've been a swimmer and outdoor swimmer for as long as I remember. Swimming has made a huge difference to my life and I want to share its joys and benefits with as many people as possible. I am also the author of Swim Wild & Free: A Practical Guide to Swimming Outdoors 365 a Year and I provide one-to-one support to swimmers through Swim Mentoring.