Outdoor Swimmer News

Marathon Swims becomes part of the Swimathon Foundation family

Swimming challenge event, Marathon Swims - which is hosted annually at the London Aquatics Centre - has become part of the Swimathon Foundation’s family of swimming events as it seeks to scale up and expand in 2020.

20 Nov 2019 • Luke Chamberlain
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Merry Dip-mas!

Fancy dress, cold water and an adrenaline-fueled dash into the sea with hundreds of people. Find a winter dip near you in our festive dip listings:

15 Nov 2019 • Luke Chamberlain
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Hong Kong circumnavigation record beaten

On 5 November, former Hong Kong Olympic swimmer and 2019 Cold Half Extreme Marathon winner Alex Fong Lik-sun, 39, smashed the existing circumnavigation swim record around Hong Kong.

12 Nov 2019 • Luke Chamberlain

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