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Posts Tagged: "swimmer story"

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.

The Swimming Artist

Swimming provides so much for so many; a source of inspiration, a challenge to take on, or form of solace. Here SwimTrekker Jane recounts how her time aboard the Lady of Avenel heightened her experience of a swimming holiday and allowed her to also indulge in her other hobbies of drawing. She...

What swimming goals will you achieve in 2019?

A new year is upon us and with it comes a year of potential. Potential personal challenges to achieve and bucket list destinations to tick off. Potential new fitness goals to reach. Potential new swimming friends to make from all over the world. We can’t wait to take you on these incredible...

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...

It's a Small World After All! How SwimTrek Links Swimmers Around the World!

Our guide Dionne has led SwimTrek trips around the world, but when she's not off on exciting swimming adventures with us, shes based in a small town in Northern Saskatchewan, Canada. Read on for her story of how she met other links to her local area on a SwimTrek trip to Egypt! The people I...

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....

Mallorca Photo Diary, SwimTrekkers represent at Best Fest!

SwimTrek guests and guides alike were part of the hundreds of passionate open water fanatics participating in the 2018 Best Fest Open Water Swimming Festival in Mallorca this May. The festival sees swimmers from around the world gathering to compete in a series of both fun and challenging events...

SwimTrek’s Top Tips for Adopting Drowning Preventative Actions into Your Swim Training

To coincide with the RLSS’ Drowning Prevention Week for 2018, SwimTrek has put together its top tips ensuring your own and others safety in the water and taking steps to prevent drowning wherever possible. Over 700 people drown in the UK and Ireland every year – equivalent to one person drowning...