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June/July 2016 issue

The latest issue of H2Open Magazine is now on sale. Here is a sneak preview of what is inside.

Keri-anne Payne: We meet the Rio hopeful ahead of the Olympic qualifier in Portugal and talk tactics, water quality and her hopes for her third Olympics.

Lido Revival: We look at the resurgence of outdoor pools and the campaigns that have saved some of our best-loved lidos.

Really wild swimming: Jack Bright tells us about his wild swimming trip to the Arctic Circle.

Ingemar Macarine: The ‘Pinoy Aquaman’ is raising awareness of environmental issues in the Philippines through pioneering long distance open water swims.

Mindful Swimming: How meditation can give you a more enjoyable swim.

Wild swimming walks: Make a splash on five swimming walks in south Devon.

Training: Three training sessions to get the most out of your paddles.

Unfinished business: Guest coach Ed Williams on how to come back from failure.

Events: More event reviews and listings than ever before.

Gear: We test the Ameo Powerbreather, wetsuits from Blue Seventy and Yonda, buoyancy shorts from Zone3, plus trunks, nutrition, books and racing kit.

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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.