UK Cold Water Swimming Championships 26 Jan 2013

How anyone can even think of dipping their toes never mind their bodies in sub-freezing water in January¬† is beyond me. The swimmers didn’t even look cold. This event has gone from strength to strength and is a great day out – it is so well organised and FUN. Loved the Cycle Cinema, Curry, Crepe and Hog Roast Stall and the well-positioned Hot Tubs provided by Bigfire. Until 2015, when the next one takes place.

 

Before the race

Tooting LIdo Pool with winter sunlight and bunting strewn across pool to celebrate UK Cold Water Swimming Championships

Before the start of race 9

Start for Race 9 - Mens f

Competitors reach the end of the width Race 9 UK Cold Water Swimming Championships Tooting Lido

Reaching the end

Tooting Lido Volunteers wait for competitors to finish their race UK Cold Water Swimming ChampionshipsMedia Interest for Swimmer wearing yellow hat

 

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If you are interested in swimming in London Jenny Landreth’s Swimming Round London is the blog to read.

 

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