Ohhhh...Great TV On Open Water Swimming

Ohhhh…Great TV On Open Water Swimming

The Great Swim Series heads from the lakes, lochs and docks to the small screen. Channel 4 will broadcast one-hour program showcasing the world’s most popular open water swimming series.

The first broadcast on November 14th will showcase the British Gas Great East Swim.

The second broadcast will be on November 21st on the British Gas Great London Swim with supermodel Jodie Kidd. The third broadcast is scheduled for November 28th with 2,000 swimmers shown in the British Gas Great Salford Swim.

The broadcast, presented by Natalie Pinkham and Olympic swimmer Steve Parry, are entertaining and enlightening with great human interest stories spliced with footage from competitive world-class swimmers including world triathlon champion Alastair Brownlee, eight-time world open water swimming champion Thomas Lurz, world champion Keri-Anne Payne and Olympic 10K medalist Cassie Patten. The heroes and heroines of the Great Swims are those who swim in memory of a loved one to those who overcome all odds to swim a mile in open water.

Copyright © 2010 by Steven Munatones
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