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Meet the SwimTrekkers

Around The World In 80 Swims

Follow our new global feature series with international entries and aquatic tales from our favourite open water swimmers - updates every Thursday! We'll take you to memorable locations around the world, through a selection of incredible wildlife encounters, gruelling challenges and...

Guide Interview: Ricky Andrews

Before we shrivel into swim-deprived Lockdown prunes, we thought we'd get the swim wheels turning again. In this interview, we chat to long-time guide and all-round Man of the Ocean, Ricky, at his home in Brighton... Ricky has spent 10 years as a guide at SwimTrek. He's seen almost every...

Guide Interview: Anna-Carin Nordin

In November 2020 we chatted with Swedish Oceans Seven swimmer and veteran SwimTrek Guide, Anna-Carin Nordin... Anna has been swimming her entire life. She started out in a pool-based club at just 6 years old and has rarely strayed far from the water ever since. Her longest stints without swimming...

Meet the SwimTrekker, Dr Nick Murch

Our SwimTrek guests have accomplished some incredible feats and our featured SwimTrekker this week is no exception. Dr Nick Murch is a highly experienced open water swimmer that balances his passion for swimming alongside a full time role as a consultant in acute medicine at the Royal Free...

Meet the SwimTrekker, Andy E

Meet SwimTrekker Andy, an avid open water fan from Dallas, Texas. Swimming has been a large part of Andy's life and having competed in the pool and open water from a young age, this passion has led him to meeting other swimmers from all over the world. Andy first joined us in the Cyclades in...

Meet the SwimTrekker: Jen I

This weeks 'Meet the SwimTrekker' is Jen from Tucson, Arizona, a open water fanatic who loves to combine her passion for swimming with world travel. With several SwimTreks already under her belt, she's on the lookout for her next great swim. Read on for her account of her years as a...

Meet the SwimTrekker, Angela M

Welcome readers to our new blog feature 'Meet the SwimTrekker', a place to showcase the fans who make SwimTrek what is. From long-time lovers of the open water to the recently hooked, we're getting to know some of our most passionate fans and what brought them to the open water....