Podcasts

Open Water Swimming Podcasts

Swimming, wild swimming, swim training, triathletes and more

A collection of informative and educational open water swimming podcasts for you to listen to on shore.

Marathon Swim Stories
Shannon House Keegan

We’re all in a marathon now. Learn how to endure, adapt and persevere from marathon swimmers. Since COVID-19 closed down our pools and the 2020 open water swim season ceased, marathon swimmers near and far started to gather online. Just a few of us at first, lamenting the shut down, finding solace in each others company. Then we started hosting guests. We talk about swims past, swims that we’re missing, and how to slog it out in swimming and in life
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SURGE Strength – Dryland & Strength Training for Swimming
Chris Ritter

The goal of SURGE Strength is simple: Build Better Athletes to Generate Faster Swimmers. Hosted by Chris Ritter. Enroll for FREE in the SURGE Strength Academy and learn from our Dryland 101 Courses. Visit SURGE-Strength.com
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An Open Water Swimmer’s Podcast
William Ellis

Outdoor swimming is one of the fastest growing activities in the world, the benefits of which are well documented across many platforms and media. Each episode of this podcast I (Will Ellis) will be asking the same set of questions to my guests in order to hear their swim story, find out what the water means to them, and in doing so find the common ground between us all: the love of the water itself. Guests will include all walks of life, from Olympians, Comedians, Journalist, Masters Athletes and Winter Swimmers.

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The Effortless Swimming Podcast
Brenton Ford

Faster times and better technique aren’t a guarantee when you train hard. What really makes a difference to your speed and efficiency in the water? The Effortless Swimming podcast helps make a complex sport really simple to better your swimming. We cover open water swimming, triathlon swimming and pool swimming. Hosted by Australian National swimmer and coach Brenton Ford
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The SwimSwam Podcast
SwimSwam

On the SwimSwam Podcast dive deeper into the sport you love with insider conversations about swimming. Hosted by Coleman Hodges and Gold Medal Mel Stewart, SwimSwam welcomes both the biggest names in swimming that you already know, and rising stars that you need to get to know, as we break down the past, present, and future of aquatic sports.
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ONSHORE by OceanFit
OceanFit

Andre meets the (un)ordinary people of the open water swimming and water safety community, onshore, to talk about their adventures, lifestyle and passion for the offshore.  You’ll meet the characters of the open water up and down the east coast of Australia, including; the determined, the trailblazers, the crazy, the extraordinary and the completely (un)ordinary.
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The Swim Tribe Podcast
Caroline Saxon

Stories from Caroline Saxon’s Swimming Tribe. Adventures of swimmers starting out, dipping their toes, to seasoned swimmers ticking off bucket list swims.

Listen on Anchor FM

The Swim Wild Podcast
The Creative Chili

Welcome to the Swim Wild podcast – a project I created for and with the wild swimming community between 2018 and 2021. Interviewing members of our tribe about iconic swims, personal challenges, the friends they have made, the impact on their health and well being and finding a deeper connection with the natural world. Testing out the theory that, whenever and wherever we swim outside, we “emerge from the water better versions of ourselves”.
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The Joy of Swimming
Pat Kelman

“The Joy of Swimming” hosted by Pat Kelman. The podcast is a series of conversations with open water and sea swimmers, capturing the atmosphere and the excitement of cold water swimming.
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Wild Swim Podcast
Wild Swim Podcast

Swimming tales of adventure! From lidos to lakes, rivers to the sea, this podcast celebrates the joy of swimming in the great outdoors.
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Ultimate Swimmer
Ultimate Swimmer

Welcome to the Ultimate Swimmer Podcast! Ultimate Swimmer is a holistic approach to the sport of swimming; building strong hearts, minds, and bodies. I’m your host, 3x Olympic Gold Medalist and captain of the 2000 USA team, Josh Davis. This podcast is geared primarily for those of us in the aquatic disciplines of age-group swimming, college swimming, para-swimming, open water swimming, and masters swimming but we welcome all who are interested in peak performance, pursuing excellence and swimming with purpose.
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Torpedo Swimtalk
Danielle Spurling

This podcast chats to elite Masters Swimmers from around the world, both pool and open water champions. Who are these unsung Masters superstars? Why do they swim? Many of them hold World Records and quietly go about swimming amazing times and conquering feats people half their age are in awe of. Quite a few have unfinished business from their youth, and many have rediscovered their love of swimming. The comradeship and sense of belonging to the master’s community are the bedfellows of these champions.
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Triathlon Coaching with TOWER 26- Be Race Ready Podcast
Gerry Rodrigues, Jim Lubinski

Triathlon Swimming with TOWER 26 was created by Triathlon’s go-to swim expert Coach, Gerry Rodrigues, and USAT Certified Coach/Professional Triathlete, Jim Lubinski. These podcasts will help triathletes get the most return out of their swim preparation by covering all the essential topics and ingredients that are necessary to make triathletes better and safer swimmers. Through Gerry’s countless years of coaching thousands of triathletes and Jim’s racing/training/coaching experience, the two will take on all topics relevant to triathlon swimming.
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The Tidal Year
Freya Bromley

The Tidal Year is a podcast about the joy of swimming. Writer and wild swimmer Freya Bromley discovers the human stories behind why we swim. Every week, she’s joined by a new guest who shares what water means to them.
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The Pod: Ocean Swimming
Marc West

There is more to ocean swimming than just swimming in the ocean. In The Pod, we chat about all aspects of ocean swimming, from how we can keep the oceans swimmable, to oceans on other planets.
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SwimOut
SwimOut Podcast

We believe swimming is more than just a past-time, it’s about ecology, creativity, conquering personal demons and redefining the limits of endurance. We’re Hunter and Vicki, two London based outdoor swimmers who met while training to swim the English Channel in 2019. Our podcast is about the heroes, the eccentrics, the spaces, the untold stories and adventures of wild swimming.
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Inside with Brett Hawke
Brett Hawke

Inside with Brett Hawke podcast is to take an intimate look inside the minds of swimming’s highest achievers
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Kick Set
USA Swimming

The USA Swimming podcast series, Kick Set, will feature coaches, athletes and staff members who will share their perspectives on various topics in the swimming world.
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Tri Swim Coach Triathlon Swimming Podcast
Kevin Koskella

Triathlon Swimming: Insight for Beginners to Advanced Triathlete Swimmers. Learn how to swim faster and with ease with training tips and triathlon swimming advice from Tri Swim Coach and distinguished Ironman professionals and triathlon coaches. Kevin Koskella is a world-renowned triathlon swim coach with over 27 years of swimming experience. This podcast has tips, stories, adventures, and overall entertainment and education regarding swimming and triathlon. Join our community that contains thousands of triathletes looking to get a leg up on the competition in their next triathlon.
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swimmingpod
Stanley Ulijaszek

Swimming in the outdoors – lakes and lidos, rivers and oceans, and all that goes with it. Music – ‘Noe Noe’ by Castro and Vienna Beat by Radio Pink both on Blue Dot Sessions.

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Wild Wimmin
Laura Macdonald

The Wild Swimming PodcastA podcast for anyone who loves to swim in the great outdoors: dippers, swimblers, serious swimmers and athletes alike.
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It’s Not About Swimming
Sam Mashburn, Malique Elder

There’s more to the sport than it’s yardage. Meet Sam Mashburn, a seasoned Swim Coach, and Malique Elder, an experienced Strength Coach, as they talk about what it’s like to be trainers in the modern day swimming.
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Low Tide Boyz, a Swimrun Podcast
Low Tide Boyz

We are the Löw Tide Böyz (Chipper and Chris), a Swimrun team based in Northern California and we’re on a mission to help grow the sport of Swimrun in the United States while striving to make it as accessible, inclusive, and diverse as possible. On our podcast we share our love for the new-ish sport of Swimrun and interview race directors, athletes, and other cool people in the space all the while chronicling our own training and racing adventures and having as much fun as possible in the process.
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The Daily Swim Podcast
Seth Costello

Previously the swim dudes podcast, The Daily Swim Podcast is based on pushing more focus onto the sport of swimming and those who are at the core of the sport. Hosted by Seth Costello, this podcast will bring you one-on-one interviews with the best athletes in the sport, in-depth conversations on all swimming strategies & training, and coverage of inside swimming news brought to you by our swim-friends of the show and more..
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