Following on the heels of Robson Green's Wild Swimming Adventure, the BBC has just broadcast their own show on open water swimming where Alice Roberts embarks on a quest to discover what lies behind the passion for wild swimming, which is becoming increasing popular in Britain.
Alice Roberts embarks on a quest to discover what lies behind the passion for wild swimming, now becoming popular in Britain. She follows in the wake of Waterlog, the classic swimming text by the late journalist and author, Roger Deakin.
Her journey takes in cavernous plunge pools, languid rivers and unfathomable underground lakes, as well as a skinny dip in a moorland pool. Along the way Alice becomes aware that she is not alone on her watery journey.
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