The accidental long distance swimmer

From social sea swims to eight marathons in one year

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Expert tips for beginners

The OSS x ALPKIT Beginner's Night

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FESTIVE SWIM LIST 2022

All the New Years Day swims

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8 questions winter swimmers ask about cold

We get a lot of questions when the temperature plummets - specifically, these eight questions

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The 1 degree 1 minute myth

Why it's not true - and you should do what's right for you

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Why You Don't Always Know How Cold You Are

The disconnect between actual and perceived body temperature

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still water and swimmers in reservoir

Inland Access round up 2022

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Wild Swim Groups: The UK List

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Understanding Waves

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