In an email to members and interested parties on 11 February, the International Ice Swimming Association announced a couple of significant changes that may affect how, in future, swimmers can become recognised Ice Milers.
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It all started while Ruth Hunt was driving and listening to Simon Mayo on the radio. Jax Higginson, organiser of North East Skinny Dip, called in to the station to promote her event (a skinny dip in Northumberland that’s been going for seven years) and Ruth suddenly thought, we should have one of those in the South West too.
To celebrate the recent growth in outdoor swimming, Embers Aquatics has launched a new International Swim Film Festival focused solely on sharing swimmers’ stories from around the world.
The RNLI has launched a Creches for Bangladesh appeal that aims to tackle the childhood drowning epidemic in Bangladesh, which claims the lives of 40 children every day.
On Friday morning, 1 February, Fergal Sommerville received a phone call from Lough Dan. “Sorry,” they said. “The roads to Lough Dan are impassable. You won’t be able to get here tomorrow for your swim.”