Sometimes an event comes along that just entirely captivates. In the case of the Swim4Leukaemia charity relay back in 2014, there was an added personal dimension and the sense of a higher purpose that also added additional meaning. So while it delivered on a purely swimming level with a world record for a 100x100m relay, it also delivered emotionally.Watch →
I vividly recall my first test set wearing a heart rate monitor as an age grouper. It entailed wearing a bulky plastic chest strap that needed a crop top to hold it in place, and there was a lot of button pressing on a watch to record repeats. Needless to say, it wasn’t … Watch→
Adam Peaty, along with his Loughborough squad mates, spent part of this winter training away from base in the Canary Islands. Now their hosts at Tenerife Top Training have shared some details of this camp in a short video that includes interviews with Peaty and his international team colleagues Luke Greenbank and … Watch→
Many swimmers will have at some point experienced the difficuties of training in public lanes. Beneath the Surface, a new short film from writer and director Alex Osman, tells the darkly comic tale of a man who remembers a series of increasingly odd encounters in his local pool
To help highlight the risk to our oceans from discarded plastic, adidas has launched its SS17 Parley swim range made from up-cycled ocean plastic generated from used fishing nets and debris intercepted in coastal areas. This plastic is converted into a technical yarn fibre, Econyl®, a recycled material offering the same high quality and performance as the nylon usually found in wider swim apparel, but with the additional environmental benefits of using regenerated waste.