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Sophie Etheridge on beach accessibility
EXTRA,  FEATURES,  June 2023,  Opinion

Beaches need to be more accessible

Adaptive swimmer Sophie Etheridge explains why everyone needs a dose of Vitamin Sea, but this isn’t always easy for wheelchair users

Film director Robert Altman said this about the sea: “I love fishing. You put that line in the water and you
don’t know what’s on the other end.

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Abi writes swimming news stories and features for the Outdoor Swimmer website and manages the social media channels. She loves to swim, run, hike and SUP close to her home in Herefordshire. While she’s a keen wild swimmer, Abi is new to the world of open water events and recently completed her first open water mile. She has previously written for The Guardian, BBC Countryfile Magazine, BBC History Magazine and Ernest Journal.