EXTRA,  FEATURES,  January 2024

Creativity and swimming

Why not think of ways to be more maverick in your swimming, says Jonathan Cowie

What’s your favourite swim stroke? Trudgeon, side-stroke or double-armed backstroke? I thought not. But there is more to swimming than front crawl, breaststroke, backstroke and butterfly.

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Jonathan is a year-round skins swimmer with a particular love of very cold water. He has competed in ice swimming competitions around the world. He is a qualified open water coach with a particular love of introducing new swimmers to the open water.