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27 New Monitored Open Swimming Sites Announced For England

27 new open water swimming sites in England will be officially designated as bathing waters and the quality of the water will be subject to regular monitoring.
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RLSS Issues 5 Open Water Swimming Safety Tips For Summer

Outdoor swimming can be a wonderfully invigorating experience However, it’s important to know how to stay safe and take precautions when swimming in open water.
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Does Cold Water Swimming Help To Boost Your Immune System?

Does Cold Water Swimming Help To Boost Your Immune System?

Cold water swimming can bring euphoria as endorphins kick in and send those feel-good hormones surging around the body. It may also boost the immune system.
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Swim England Joins Call For Better Access To Outdoor Spaces

Swim England, the national body for swimming in England, has joined the call for better access to outdoor spaces that help to bring people closer to nature.
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British Triathlon Trust Will Address Participation Barriers

The Triathlon Trust, the charitable arm of British Triathlon, has relaunched with the aim to lessen the barriers to participation in the multi-sport events.
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Cold Water Swimming

What Is The Best Way To Tackle Winter Cold Water Swimming?

The Winter World Swimming Championships 2024 take place in Tallinn, the capital of Estonia. For people who love cold water swimming it’s the ultimate challenge.
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London Event Added For Rebranded T100 Triathlon World Tour

The Professional Triathletes Organisation has rebranded its PTO Tour as the T100 Triathlon World Series, and announced that a new London stage has been added.

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Super Septuagenarian Smashes Open Water Swimming Challenge

Christine Moreton, aged 72, has conquered her lifelong fear of water to become a regular open sea swimmer. It’s proof that cold water swimming is for everyone.
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Diving Into History: When Was The First Wetsuit Invented?

The invention of the wetsuit was a game changer for fans of watersports such as surfing or open water swimming. Here's a look at how it came to be invented.
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World Para Triathlon Series To Be Held In Swansea In 2024

The 2024 World Para Triathlon Series will be held in Swansea Waterfront this year. The triathlon event for athletes with impairments will be held on 22 June.
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Swimming Goggles Are Older Than You Think

Swimming goggles are an essential tool for open-water swimmers and divers, but whilst they were popularised in the 1970s, they have been used for centuries.
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Award For Grandmother Who Took Up Triathlons In Her 50s

A Scottish woman who took up training for triathlon events in her late 50s and is now 70 has won an award for the best performance from Triathlon Scotland.

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