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Multi sport para athlete Kira Stevens is encouraging swimmers to take part in the Endurance Swim Challenge – completing 100, 200, 300, 500 or 1,000 miles in 2023. Here she tells us about her own experience of completing this ambitious challenge and her future paralympic ambitions.
New data has revealed that RNLI lifeboat crews saved 30 swimmers’ lives last year and launched to help swimmers a total of 137 times. To support their lifeboat crews, the charity is urging swimmers to take part in its Mayday Mile fundraising campaign.
Swim 21 miles in 21 weeks for £21: Laura Reineke and the Henley Mermaids have epic swims planned in the English Channel and Loch Ness this summer, and they are asking you to take part by swimming 21 miles, too.
To celebrate the third year of Julie Harrington’s Frostbite Challenge, 35 “biters” braved the cold at Lulworth Cove wearing finery inspired by a “Ball Gowns on the Beach, Tuxedos with the Tide” fancy dress theme.