Monthly Archives: December 2017

  1. Superheroes Tri: Celebrity Wonderwheels Relay
    Superheroes Tri: Celebrity Wonderwheels Relay

    Superheroes Tri: Celebrity Wonderwheels Relay

    If you've not come across the Superhero Tri Series yet, you really should. It's big, bold and gutsy - the UK's one and only disability sports series for the Everyday Superhero. There are no cut-off times or equipment restrictions so challenges can be a solo or team effort. Pretty

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  2. Win a pair of Predator Flex goggles worth £60
    Win a pair of Predator Flex goggles worth £60

    Win a pair of Predator Flex goggles worth £60

    To celebrate the forthcoming launch of the Zoggs New Generation Predator Flex goggle collection, we're giving away a pair of Predator Flex Titanium Reactor goggles worth £60. What’s more we’ll be picking not one but three winners, each of whom will receive a pair of these top of t

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  3. Win a Zoggs voucher worth £50 #ZoggsFestiveDip
    Win a Zoggs voucher worth £50 #ZoggsFestiveDip

    Win a Zoggs voucher worth £50 #ZoggsFestiveDip

    If you're heading to one of the many Christmas Day, Boxing Day or New Year's Day swims over the next couple of weeks, make sure you

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  4. The top New Year's Day swims
    The top New Year's Day swims

    The top New Year's Day swims

    We all love a challenge don't we especially if it involves dressing up and doing something silly. If you not able to make one of the many Christmas Day and Boxing Day swims, there are plenty of New Year's Day options. Here are just a few of them - what a great way to blow away the cobwebs and some of the those Christmas excesses!

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    GAFIRS Lifeboat New Year’s Day Swim at Stokes Bay in Gosport sees thousands of supporters watch brave locals take a (very!) refreshing dip. Registration is open from 11am to 11:45am with the swim at midday.

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    EAST OF ENGLAND

    Taking place from 10:30am to 12:30pm at Jubilee Beach in Southend on Sea is the New Year's Day dip. Fancy dress is of course encouraged with funds raised going towards the running of Southend RNLI Lifeboat Station.

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    SOUTH WEST

    The Rotary Lyme Lunge is a fancy dress dip in the waters of Lyme Bay off Sandy Beach, all in the name of charity. Wet suits are allowed albeit beneath those fancy dress outfits! Kick off is at 1pm and there's warm soup for everyone afterwards.

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    In Newquay Harbour, you can blow away the cobwebs and do something amazing by joining Dip for Clic. Starting at 1:30pm, it's a nice leisurely start too.

    NORTH WEST

    The New Year's Day charity swim in Salford Quays includes a swift 100m lap of the Uswim iceberg course or a dip. Starting at 11am there's even a funky hat competition!

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  5. Where to find the best festive swims
    Where to find the best festive swims

    Where to find the best festive swims

    Fancy challenging yourself to jump into icy water over the Christmas break? All in the name of fun of course. Why not join a festive dip, dress up and raise money for charity while you're at it. There are Christmas Day and Boxing Day swims taking place all over the UK, here are a few of our favourites.

    SOUTH EAST

    The Boxing Day Dip at Deal Beach has been running since 1981. So far £100,000 has been raised for good causes. You can catch all the action from 10:15am. The Lions Club of Folkestone Boxing Day Dip takes place at Sunny Sands Beach. Meet at The Mariners Public House on the Stade after 11am for registration and fancy dress judging before the dip at 1pm. On the Isle of Wight, the Ventnor Boxing Day Swim is run to local support charity P.A.T.C.H. and starts midday on the seafront.

    LONDON

    The 154th Serpentine Swimming Club race takes place on Christmas morning. Created for the Peter Pan cup, this blue ribbon event is for members who have competed during the year. Kick off is at 9am.

    EAST OF ENGLAND

    The Round Table Christmas Day swim in Hunstanton, Norfolk has been established for 50 years. What better way to spend Christmas morning that frolicking in the sea with over a hundred other people! Swimmers parade into the sea at 11am. The Lowestoft Christmas Day swim, organised by the Sentinel Leisure Trust, is in its 40th year and expected to be even bigger in 2017. On the day registration opens at 9:30am at The Claremont Pier with the dip at 10am. Around 400 people take the plunge (from 8.30am) in the St Elizabeth Hospice Christmas Day Dip in Felixstowe.

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    The Mundesley Boxing Day Dip takes place at 11am (meet at the Lifeboat Station) with money raised going to local causes. The annual Christmas Day charity swim in Southwold, organised by the local Rotary Club, will take place at the beach below Gun Hill at 10:30am. The North Norfolk Beach Runners Boxing Day Dip is raising money for the Stroke Association this year. Meet at the Cromer Pier at 9am for a warm up run with the countdown to the dip at 10am.

    WEST MIDLANDS

    Blackroot Pool in Sutton Coldfield will be running its Christmas Day Swim at Sutton Park. People tend to start arriving at 9.30am in time for the first race which kicks off at 10am.

    SOUTH WEST ENGLAND

    Bude is home to the largest Christmas Day Swim in Cornwall. The Mike Moyle Memorial Christmas Day Swim sees hundreds of Santas head to Crooklets Beach to raise money for the Bude Surf Life Saving Club. Registration starts at 9.45am, be at the start line for 10:55am! There is hot chocolate, mulled wine and sausages afterwards.

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    Budleigh Salterton in East Devon offers a Jurassic Coast Christmas Day Swim. Meet at the Steamer steps and start at 10am. Charmouth in Dorset has a swim on Christmas Day swim for the RNLI. Fancy dress is compulsory but wetsuits certainly aren’t! There’s mulled wine on offer afterwards though. Attracting thousands of people, the Exmouth, East Devon Christmas Day Swim dates back to 1970. Meet near the clock tower on the beach at 11am.

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    In St Agnes, North Cornwall you can earn yourself hot mulled cider at the Driftwood Spars Inn beside the beach. Once a dare, this Christmas Day tradition has now been running 20 years. Meet at 11am. Also starting at the same time at 11am is the Christmas Day Swim in Polzeath

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  6. Highlights from our winter sale
    Highlights from our winter sale

    Highlights from our winter sale

    It's time to grab yourself up to 50% off selected swimwear in the Zoggs' Winter Sale. Starting today, there are superb offers available across our women's swimwear collection as well as our Junior and Tots girls ranges. You'll find a few of the highlights here but make sure you dive into the website now to check out all the offers.

    Embrace the funexpected with our Renaissance Piped Scoopback swimsuit. Featuring asymmetric piping across the body to define and flatter the waist, there's a combined front lining and tummy control panel for a smooth looking tummy area. With fixed foam cups and excellent support and shaping, this swimsuit features a high scoop back for added support. What's more it's made from our super soft, quick drying and chlorine resistant Hydrolife™ fabric which lasts over 200 hours in the pool.

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    With superb support, the Renaissance Sandon Scoopback swimsuit features tummy control and has fixed foam cups for bust support and shaping. The asymmetric panels draw in at one side to flatter and enhance the waist as well. Made from our chlorine resistant Hydrolife™ fabric, it's super soft and quick drying. Check out the Craftwork Sandon Scoopback swimsuit too.

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    The Nouveau Mesh Classic Back Swimsuit features a shelf bra for light support and has adjustable straps for a customised fit and support. The elegant mesh detail and high classic back of this swimsuit offers added coverage and support so you can look and feel fabulous! Made from super soft, quick drying and chlorine resistant Hydrolife™ fabric, it will last 200 pool hours.

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    Add a splash of colour to the pool with our Havana Poolside Casuarina Scoopback swimsuit. This ultra flattering swimsuit has asymmetric panels that sweep across the body, fixed foam cups and a high supportive scoop back so you really can have it all!

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    The Renaissance Hi Front offers a high neckline for additional coverage so it's a flattering yet functional swimsuit which provides an aquadynamic swim. There's an open back for enhanced flexibility with a clip for easy changing as well.

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    The Starburst Rowleeback swimsuit for Junior Girls has superb freedom of movement in the back and shoulders with added support and comfort. Make a splash in the water with some colour. Alternatively, check out the Starburst Yaroomba Floral suitsuit which has a vibrant star print and stunning back design. This swimsuit has slim straps and a high neckline along with an aquadynamic fit for reduced drag. Both suits are made from our super soft, quick drying and chlorine resistant Hydrolife™ fabric, lasting over 200 pool hours.

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    Finally the Appletizer Classicback for girls with its colourful apple print has slim straps so it's easy to get into. It's a fabulous swimsuit with an adorable bow detail and high back and neckline. It's made from our super soft, quick drying and chlorine resistant Elastomax™ fabric.

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    Dive into the Zoggs Winter Sale now to see what's on offer. If you're looking for inspiration you can also check our stocking fillers for kids and Christmas gifts for the swimmer in your life.

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  7. The Zoggs Christmas gift guide 2017
    The Zoggs Christmas gift guide 2017

    The Zoggs Christmas gift guide 2017

    Looking for gifts for the swimmer in your life? Check out the Zoggs 2017 Christmas Gift Guide which includes an array of products for him and for her from swimwear and goggles to swimming pool and beach essentials.

    With polarised lenses to reduce glare and sun reflections,

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  8. Zoggs' top 10 stocking fillers for kids
    Zoggs' top 10 stocking fillers for kids

    Zoggs' top 10 stocking fillers for kids

    It's December! The Christmas lights are on, the shops are bustling and the presents are being bought. For kids that love the water, Zoggs has some great stocking filler ideas for you. Whether it's helping young children become more confident in the pool or encouraging competent swimmers to improve their skills.

    Kids can bring out their inner superhero with the Zoggs DC Super Heroes Superman printed goggles. Designed for children aged 1 to 6 years, these goggles have a colourful Superman shield print and lenses with UV360 sun protection and Fogbuster™ anti-fog. The blue tint design is ideal for both indoor and outdoor swimming. The Soft-Seal™ hypo-allergenic frame moulds to the face for a superb fit, while the split-yoke strap is perfect for reducing pressure around the eyes.

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    They can take a dive to find Zoggy the seal with our brilliant Zoggy dive sticks game. It's a great way to encourage and build water confidence. The pack comes with 4 Zoggy sticks which can be retrieved from the bottom of the pool individually or at once.

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    Another brilliant way to build water confidence is with the Zoggs DC Super Heroes Wonder Woman splash ball. The ball can be introduced to youngsters at bathtime so it's familiar to them at the pool. More competent swimmers can play racing games to retrieve it too.

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    The

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