Tag: Simon Griffiths

Swimming Up The Road

Courtesy of H2Open Magazine. Simon Griffiths, founder of H2Open Magazine, certainly talks the talk and walks the walk. He will swim 31 miles in 31 pools in the U.K. from February 25th to March 1st in a pretty intense charity stage swim. Griffiths is supported by a team from #TeamBETTER as a fund-raiser for Sport Relief with a goal to raise £9,000

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The First Step In The Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Why is it that first step in the water - whether in a chlorinated pool or saltwater venue - is so difficult? While some people simply and quickly walk into any open body of water or dive into any pool with ease, many swimmers take time to enter the water...no matter the temperatures or conditions. Of

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Choosing Words Wisely

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Simon Griffiths of H2Open Magazine penned a thoughtful and introspective article on Why our choice of words matters to our fellow swimmers (see here). Griffiths explains in his article about how he reflected on the use of the term, disabled swimmer. "The preferred wording is 'swimmer with a disability' as

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The Open Water Show Must Go On

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Simon Griffiths, publisher of H2Open Magazine announced the program me for the exciting Open Water Show on April 26th at the Reading Lake Hotel in West Berkshire, England. The entry of £15 (or £7.50 for H2Open Magazine subscribers) will enable you to listen to the following luminaries of the sport of open

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The Boys Are Back

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The Total Immersion in the English Channel is a fast group of older swimmers from America, England, and New Zealand - top-notch competitive swimmers - who will combine their collective skills and talents this summer in an English Channel relay. A few of them got together in London for a joint training

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