OSS’ Oli Pitt talks wild swimming on BBC Breakfast News

23rd August, 2019

OSS’ Oli Pitt, who can normally be found looking after OSS’ social media channels, appeared on BBC Breakfast News recently to mark the opening of the new Beckenham Place Park Lake.

While the lake may be have suffered some setbacks and has temporarily closed, what Oli has to say about wild swimming is still worth a watch.

Oli explains what wild swimming is – focusing on getting back to nature and sharing the experience (and cake) with friends, as well as highlighting the incredible growth in popularity of the hobby.

The interview ends with some safety advice for novice swimmers – an excellent opportunity to share positive, practical messages about wild swimming on national media.

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