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  1. Nitrogen Optic prescription swimming goggle
    Nitrogen Optic prescription swimming goggle

    Nitrogen Optic prescription swimming goggle

    We believe everyone should experience the joy of swimming but if you're short sighted, you may not be able to see as clearly as you'd like. You might be put off heading into the water at all. That's we have the Nitrogen Optic Prescription Swimming Goggle.

    Available with prescription lenses in a variety of dioptres (from -1.5 to -6.0), you can even select a different strength lens for each eye. If you obtain a copy of your prescription from your optician, choosing the right lenses is simple.

    The goggles arrive as individual components which will need to be assembled. To

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  2. Overcome Panic
    Overcome Panic

    Overcome Panic

    How to overcome panic when swimming?

    By Keri-anne Payne

    A question I get asked a lot. There are many things that might make a person panic in the open water like the animals or the weeds.

    So what do you do if you find yourself in a panic?

    Well the easy hack is at the bottom of this blog BUT I would highly recommend reading the whole thing!

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  3. Escape from Alcatraz
    Escape from Alcatraz

    Escape from Alcatraz

    My Escape from Alcatraz Swim Review

    By Annie Bean

    When you think of a triathlon that has an equally epic and challenging swim, the first one that springs to mind will be Escape from Alcatraz triathlon. A California race that has a 1.5-mile swim back from Alcatraz island in the San Francisco Bay, back to shore.

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  4. swim with pride
    swim with pride

    swim with pride

    Swimming with Pride: My Story

    By Stacey Moore

    I have always been an active person.  I used to run as a teenager and I was always on my bike.  I played rugby for most of my adult life but knew I couldn't continue with that as I got older. I needed another sport and so I decided that, as I am a runner and cyclist (self-labelled), triathlons were the perfect transition.

    But what about the swim?

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  5. Wild Open Water
    Wild Open Water

    Wild Open Water

    What Is Wild?

    Wild is a FREE community of people that love nature, exploration and getting out into our natural world through the open water.

    The Wild app is bursting with features. Where do we start?

    Where can I find swim spots?

    Search the app for swim spots in any destination. You can find rivers, coastal or lake

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  6. World Oceans Day
    World Oceans Day

    World Oceans Day

    World Oceans Day

    22 million kg of plastics enters our oceans every day.

    It’s a pretty scary figure when you think of the amount of plastic that is. Now, many people may not realise how important the ocean is not only for our livelihood but also for the planet. The ocean creates life for millions of sea creatures as well as providing oxygen for every breath we take.

    World Oceans Day, marked on the 8

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  7. Mad Hatter Sports Events
    Mad Hatter Sports Events

    Mad Hatter Sports Events

    Mad Hatter Sports Events

    We caught up with Co-founder and Co-owner of Mad Hatter Sports Events, John Yalland to talk about their upcoming events this year and how the organization first came about.

     

    How did Mad Hatter Sports Events come about?

    “There was three of us in Mad Hatter myself, another chap called John and a chap called Martin. T

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  8. Mad Hatter from Mad Hatter
    Mad Hatter from Mad Hatter

    Mad Hatter from Mad Hatter

    Meet the Mad Hatter from Mad Hatter Sports

    For this week’s blog, we were joined by the incredible John Yelland to talk about his personal connection with Triathlon and swimming and how he went from an OK athlete to Co-founder and Co-owner of Mad Hatter Sports Events.

    Why do you swim?

    “So there's a couple of answers to that. I think the first one is to train. So I typically swi

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  9. Open Water Swim Safety
    Open Water Swim Safety

    Open Water Swim Safety

    11 Safety Tips for Swimming in Open Water

    Nothing beats the feeling of swimming in open waters and that post-swim high you get from time spent in nature’s wild spaces. It is life-affirming and one of the best ways to expand your swimming horizons. But how do you stay safe in the water? It’s a very different environment from your local swimming pool. Let’s find out how to stay safe by diving into our top safety tips for swimming in open

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  10. Mental Health Swim
    Mental Health Swim

    Mental Health Swim

    How to get out of that rut, and gain a new perspective through swimming

    Mental Health Swim Series

    It’s the middle of winter, pouring down outside and I haven’t been for a swim in over a week. The longer I go without swimming the longer the rut lasts, and the harder it feels just to jump on the bus to the pool or my local reservoir. This felt like the story of the winter just gone, and despite signing up to

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