Captain Webb of Our Times

Ross Edgley becomes the first swimmer to circumnavigate the British Isles

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Wild Woman Swimming

This year's best swimming book?

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FOLLOW FRIDAY: BEST AUTUMN FEEDS

Our favourite Autumn swimming-inspired Instagram feeds

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TOO VAIN TO GAIN?

Jessica Hepburn talks channel swimming and how it changed her relationship with food

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Weatherproof your swimming: understanding swell

Simon Murie from Swimtrek shares practical tips on swimming in swell. By Bonnie Radcliffe

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OSS 2019 EVENT DATES & TICKET RELEASE

Jump in and join us! Tickets to the Dart10k and Hurly Burly go on sale in December

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COLD WATER THERAPY

Dr Chris Van Tulleken is among medical researchers looking at cold as a medical treatment. The OSS community is asked to help

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CHASING THE SUBLIME

Trailer release for new film documenting the draw and reward of cold water swimming

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NEW IN FOR WINTER

See the shop for new winter designs from Anthony Oram

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BOOK REVIEW: A BOY IN THE WATER

Lexi Earle reviews new autobiographical story of an 11 year old who swam the channel

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Coastal Weather

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Weatherproof your swimming: chop and wind

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Understanding Waves

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