Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Few people have influenced the contemporary open water swimming world like Colin Hill. The visionary aquapreneur will explain what he has done at the 2014 Global Open Water Swimming [...]
Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The sport of open water swimming has a bit of ying and yang. As the sport continues to change and evolve, it remains a sport that has stuck to [...]
Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The first official records of this historic event are from the 1920s by the Windermere Swimming Club. In 1974 it was taken over by Troutbeck Swimming Club, and then [...]
Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. National Geographic reported that University of Utah researchers found that the average temperature of a women's hands is 2.8°F (1.6°C) colder than the average temperature of a man's hand [...]
From what we can observe around the social media, buzz along the shoreline, and communications we receive, the heroes and heroines of the open water swimming community are a special and unique breed of athletes. [...]
Winter Swimming in Red Tarn (Helvellyn, Lake District, United Kingdom on March 9th 2014 with Colin Hill from Chillswim and Steve Ashworth from movieit filming. Water temperature 0ºC.
Radzi Chinyanganya of Blue Peter was showcased here for his Sport Relief challenge in 5.8ºC water in Windermere. Professional open water swimmer Colin Hill was also showcased on BBC here.
When we watch the different sports at the Winter Olympics, we see athletes who are daring and dedicated, athletic and artistic, entertaining and exciting. They are a delight to watch as these Winter Olympians inspire [...]
With snow creating a nice frame around Windermere, the second Big Chill Swim took place over a wintery weekend in Windermere, England’s largest lake. With a warm smile and reportedly ice in his veins, race [...]