From OpenwaterpediaHenley Classic, Henley Mile, Bridge to Bridge, and the Henley Open Water Swim Club, and is managed by Georgina Tomkins, Tom Kean, and Jeremy Laming.
The Henley Classic is on 30 June 2013 and is a sunrise swim along a famous and beautiful river in the world in the Henley Royal Regatta Course. The Henley Mile is on 14 July 2013, the Bridge to Bridge is on 11 August. The Queenford Classic is a 2.1 km lake swim at Queenford Lakes Watersports Park and the Queenford Relays is a 4 x 1 km relay event and team pursuit at Queenford Lakes Watersports Park in September.
Henley Open Water Swim Club
The Henley Open Water Swim Club offers a safe environment for open water swimmers of every ability to train and develop their open water skills; whether they are on the build up to their next triathlon or are just working towards their first open water swim event. The club is open to Annual Membership.
2012 World Open Water Swimming Offering of the Year
The Henley Swim is nominated for the 2012 World Open Water Swimming Offering of the Year award. Its World Open Water Swimming Association nomination reads, Throughout the year, Tom Kean, Jeremy Laming and Georgina Tomkins work year-round to cast a wide net and introduce multitudes of newcomers to the open water swimming world. Dawn swims in iconic locations warmly welcome neophytes and veterans alike at the Henley Classic, Henley Mile, Bridge to Bridge, Queenford Classic, and Queenford Relays. Their welcome mat, hospitality and genuine care for newcomers and triathletes figuratively bear hugs the participants and draws them inside the open water swimming lifestyle. Their efforts to expand the groundswell of interest in the sport are seeds that are blossoming every new season. As their events grow, their collective creative efforts bring joy and challenge to an increasing lot of individuals from all walks of life. The constant vortex of improvement, enhancement and energy are generating excitement in increasing larger social circles. For their constant stream of innovation, for their ongoing promotion of the sport to newcomers, for their sharing of their passion of the open water with others, The Henley Swim is a worthy nominee for the 2012 WOWSA Open Water Offering of the Year.