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Love of the Lakes (featuring Great North Swim)

I am a Highlander at heart.

I may have been born on the Clyde but I am as much a Weegie as I am a Chinaman. 1,562 more words

Great Scottish Swim

Great North Swim 10k 2016

Fiona did the Great North swim in Windermere this year and seeing as we have never done the ‘North’ event of the Great Swim series we asked her to write us a guest blog. 690 more words

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10 Open Water Swimming Tips from Cassie Patten

If anybody can give advice about how to improve your open water swimming performance it is Cassie Patten! Olympic medallist and winner of the inaugural Great North Swim in 2008, Cassie has encouraged thousands of us to dive in and have a go. 750 more words

Outdoors

New swimming year

This time last year, I was thinking about taking part in an open water swimming event. Ever since open water swimming was introduced to the Olympics in Beijing 2008, it has taken off in popularity, which means there’s a plethora of swims, aquathalons, triathalons and other events in the UK alone. 596 more words