July issue of Outdoor Swimmer out now!

The July issue of Outdoor Swimmer magazine is out now. Grab yourself some summer swimspiration and order your copy directly from us or subscribe now and save 21% on the cover price.

In our Journey issue we meet adventurer Alastair Humphreys whose new book about busking across Spain became a personal memoir of a life lived adventurously.

42 45 Alastair Humphreys

‘Urban Mermaid’ Lindsey Cole tells her tale of dipping to Scotland, meeting swimmers via social media as she cycled the length of the country.

34 37 Lindsey Cole

Travel writer Patrick Scott tells of a sacred swim in the river Ganges.

64 67 Ganges Travel

Susanne Masters travels to Scotland to a wild swimming retreat.

62 63 Highland Travel

Reader Sarah Hicks writes about her journey from wetsuit to skins swimmer and editor Jonathan Cowie writes about his own experience of swimming longer distances without a wetsuit.

Plus, training and technique advice from Olympic swimmers Cassie Patten and Keri-anne Payne, outdoor training session ideas to help you swim in a pack and advice to help you overcome any fears you have of the open water. And a whole lot more! Order your copy now!

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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.