20 April 2019
| THE HEARTBEAT OF WOMEN'S SPORT
  • This-Girl-Can-Swim2
    Open water swimming: Henley Swim seeks 5 women for This Girl Can

    The Henley Swim has announced that for the third consecutive year, it will be running a competition, in conjunction with Sport England This Girl Can, to give away free places in the Henley Mile on 9th July...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • HenleySwim
    Three open water swims to try

    As open water swimming becomes ever more popular we’ve chosen three that have the added novelty of taking place in the dark –either in the early morning or evening – magical!

    • Posted 3 years ago
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    Training: Open water swimming tips for novice’s – part two

    So, you’ve read part one of our open water swimming tips and you’ve overcome any niggling worries about having a go, now it’s time to concentrate on how to improve your swimming, learn to swim in a...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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    Training: Open water swimming tips for novice’s – part one

    Open water swimming is becoming ever more popular,  whether it’s part of a triathlon or a lake or sea challenge. If you’re new to it, then take a look at our tips to help you have a...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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    Surf wetsuit v triathlon/open-water wetsuit – what’s the difference?

    So… you’ve signed up to an outdoor swim and now all you need is a wet suit.  You can just borrow someone’s scuba or surf wet suit, right? Well, think again, because having the right wet suit...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Fiona---wild-about-swimming
    Give open water swimming a go!

    According to www.swimming.org,  open water swimming has a long and colourful history dating back as far as 36BC when the Japanese organised the first open water races!  The Romans also held high-profile races in the Tiber which...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • Chrissie Wellington
    World Champions support Keswick Mountain Festival

    Those attending the Keswick Mountain Festival on 17th May will have the chance to meet two former World Champions of both water and land.

    • Posted 5 years ago
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    Our favourite open water swimming events for 2014

    If you fancy a different challenge, why not have a go at an open water swim event? These events are becoming more and more popular and many are aimed at first-timers, so there’s no need to be...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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    Keri-anne Payne’s nutrition tips for swimmers

    Whether you’re stepping out of the pool for the first time or are a seasoned open water racer, fuelling yourself correctly is hugely important when it comes to swimming your very best, especially in the open water which can...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • Keri-Anne-Payne
    Swimming: Keri-Anne Payne angry with World Champs defeat

    Keri-Anne Payne criticised the overly aggressive tactics used by her rivals after finishing 14th in the defence of her world open water crown at the World Swimming Championships yesterday, 24 July.

    • Posted 6 years ago
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