Community of disabled swimmers
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A community of adaptive and disabled open water swimmers

When Sophie Etheridge started a Facebook group, she inadvertently created a community of swimmers with disabilities where every small win is celebrated

Sunday 29 November 2020, a totally random and irrelevant date. The date I decided to create a Facebook group for open water swimmers with disabilities.

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