Tag: Great North Swim

Swimming In Front Of A Million People

The Great North Swim, a ½-mile, 1-mile and 2-mile event in Windermere, England, will be televised by BBC Live this year. With an estimate 1 million+ viewers expected, it is the UK's largest outdoor swimming event that takes place over 3 days on June 22nd - 24th. The biggest swim in front of the biggest audience in England's biggest lake: real big-time

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Swimming In The Persian Gulf

The overcast skies and jellyfish of the North Channel. The Great White Sharks and gray tidal harshness of the Farallon Islands. The bioluminescense and stillness of night swimming in the Catalina Channel. The massive rush at the start of the Midmar Mile, Great North Swim and Waikiki Roughwater Swim. The stark cold of the Cadiz Freedom Swim and Alcatraz

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World’s Best Open Water Swims

The world has more than 4,000 sanctioned open water swimming clinics, camps, tours, races and events in at least 158 countries.The sport is growing like never before - and usually under the radar of national governing bodies and the mass media.A list of some of the world's greatest, most popular or challenging open water swims is here. Nominations are

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