British Triathlon and the Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK), are launching a new partnership and strategy to help support and drive the development of open water swimming in the UK.
Posting a picture of a handwritten note on Twitter, Olympic silver medallist Keri-anne Payne has announced her retirement from competitive swimming.
Michael estimates the 3,800-mile swim will take him between four and seven months.
Men, women and children take to the chilly water to raise money for charity
In a Facebook post dated 15 December, Ben Hooper announced that he was abandoning his attempt to swim every mile of the Atlantic between Senegal and Brazil.
The Sea Hawks have completed a 1000km relay swim from the Gateway of India in Mumbai to Mangalore, dedicated to the people who lost their lives in the Mumbai terror attacks eight years ago.
Chillswim founder honoured for his achievements as an organiser of open water swimming events