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Our May issue has just landed!

Can you remember the first time you plunged into wild water? There are now more new outdoor swimmers than ever - in fact, 19% of swimmers we recently surveyed said they started outdoor swimming in the last 12 months and 40% started in the last two years.

This month it's all about new beginnings as we meet some new faces in the water, either as new swimmers or with new ventures in the industry. Order your copy here.

A peek at what's inside:


  • Swimming for Ukraine: Longing for peace and swimming in a country under siege
  • Swimterview: Outdoor Swimmer founder Simon Griffiths talks about his new book


  • Cassie Patten: ‘Early vertical forearm’ and shoulder pain
  • Red Top, New Beginning: Training using the pool clock
  • Yoga for Swimmers
  • Data driven action: improving your technique


  • On Test: Entry-level wetsuits


  • Wild swimming in and around London
  • Copenhagen’s wonderful harbour baths
  • Nevis to St Kitts Swim
  • Going Underground: Subterranean swimming
  • Wild swims around Bristol and Bath


  • Simon Griffiths: The story of my swimming
  • Sarah Thomas: Waiting for “ice off”
  • Alice Goodridge: Spring sunrise
  • Joe Minihane: Waiting for the sun
  • Caroline Saxon: Springing into the season


  • UK and international event listings
  • Eco Pages: wildlife and ethical consumer choices
  • This Girl Can: Claire Street’s powerful story
  • Trends in outdoor swimming
  • Outdoor swimming news and
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Issue 61 May 2022

  • New faces in open water swimming
  • Swimming for Ukraine
  • Explore: London, Copenhagen and Bristol & Bath
  • Yoga for swimmers
  • Understanding the pool clock
  • On Test: Entry-level wetsuits

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