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Posts Tagged: "media"

Let Stand Up To Cancer's Sink or Swim challenge inspire your own swimming adventures

A team of celebrities are taking on the incredible swimming challenge of the English Channel in Stand Up To Cancer’s Sink or Swim charity challenge. The show will follow the group of ten personalities, including Olympians such as Linford Christie and Greg Rutherford to Alex Brooker and Sair Khan,...

Chasing the Sublime: An Inspirational Outdoor Swimming Short Film

We're extremely pleased that Chasing the Sublime, a short film featuring the founder of The Outdoor Swimming Society and SwimTrekker Kate Rew, and her "swim Twin" Kari Furre, was featured on Oprah's SuperSoul Sunday on 3 March.

Ahead Of The Times - 2017 Travel Trends

As the founder of SwimTrek, the world’s original open water swimming holiday company, I have spent the best part of the past two decades in search of the most fascinating swimming locations anywhere on the planet. From destinations that were close to home in Britain’s Lake District and Scotland...

Four wild weekends from the new Wild Guide

Fancy a summer filled with moonlit swims, wild camping and seashore foraging? The latest in the best-selling Wild Guide series features more than 1000 hidden places to explore, camp and eat at in southern and eastern England, from Norfolk to the New Forest and the Cotswolds to Kent. Here,...

Simon's Swish List

SwimTrek founder Simon Murie is a regular feature in the H2Open Magazine introducing readers to iconic swims from around the world. This month Simon reviews an event with biblical connections in the world’s lowest freshwater lake, the Sea of Galilee. Read it here

Tsugaru Strait Swim Crossing

Read the H2Open article here.


In the last month, three well publicised swims have been completed. Firstly there was Roger Allsopp who at the age of 70 years and 4 months became the oldest person to swim the English Channel. This was hotly followed by 'The Swim' celebrity relay team and finally by David Walliams who...

H2Open Magazine launched

H2OPEN Magazine is a new publication for anyone who loves open water swimming whether you are a beginner or an experienced veteran, taking on a long-distance challenge, doing your first mass participation race or simply looking for a beautiful place to take a dip featuring articles by...

Catch a new TV programme on Open Water Swimming

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...