Trends in Outdoor Swimming

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This 52-page report created by the Outdoor Swimmer team looks at the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on outdoor swimming. It is based on the findings from a survey of more than 2000 swimmers, interviews with key figures in the world of outdoor swimming and additional desk research. The report is professionally designed and laid out and printed on high-quality paper. Key findings include the increasing participation of women in outdoor swimming, the rising popularity of winter swimming and the importance of outdoor swimming for mental and physical well-being.

The report is aimed at professionals working in the world of outdoor swimming and provides actionable intelligence on what swimmers do and are looking for.


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01 Cover June 21

Issue 50 June 2021

  • The Spell of the Sea: Why does the ocean hold such an allure?
  • How can we turn the tide and make outdoor swimming more accessible for all?
  • Smash you mile PB with a training plan from triple Olympian Keri-anne Payne
  • Adventure swimming: How to get started in swimcamping
  • Will swimming outdoors make my Raynaud's worse?

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