Swimming Events Guide 2024
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.