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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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Red Bull's Neptune Steps returns for sixth year

Red Bull’s Neptune Steps event returns for a sixth year on 21 – 22 March 2020, with more than 1,000 swimmers expected to brave the chilly waters of Glasgow’s Maryhill Locks.

12 Nov 2019 • Luke Chamberlain
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What Lies Beneath?

Order a print of our November 'Art of Swimming' illustration by Gilly McArthur with 50% going to Surfers Against Sewage

30 Oct 2019 • Jonathan Cowie

Swim better freestyle in six weeks.

Sign up today for our free six-part course* on improving your freestyle for open water.