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.
There was no doubt over who was the star of the show at the British Universities’ championship in Sheffield over the weekend as Plymouth’s Ben Proud, swimming here for the University of St Mark and St John, set a new British Record over 50m freestyle, with a time of 21.73.