May issue of Outdoor Swimmer out now

Our May issue is out now and full of inspiration for your outdoor swimming adventures. Our Gear section features our choice of training aids to help you tune up your technique. With the sun finally shining, read our guide on how to safely enjoy swimming outdoors – plus our top tips on sea swimming. Explore swimming spots in Patagonia, the Czech Republic and on the Thames. Plus: full event listings to plan your summer swims, nutrition, injury prevention, event reviews, news, interviews and more of your stunning photography and swim stories.
Order your copy directly from us and receive a free gift of our brand new ‘Swim Wild and Free’ swimming hat designed by artist Nancy Farmer – the must-have hat this season! The hats are also available to buy in our online shop for only £5.95.

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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.