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Wild swimming

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noun - Wild swimming is non-competitive swimming of any distance in natural open bodies of water including oceans, lakes, rivers, bays and reservoirs, performed solely for pleasure, adventure, or fitness. Open water races, competitions, camps, clinics or events are not considered wild swimming.

Usage

He swam in the 1 km pier-to-pier race and then did a wild swim back to the start.

Synonyms

free swimming, open water swimming, expedition swimming, free solo swim, free solo swimming, free solo channel swim, free solo channel swimming, adventure swimming

Wild Swimmer of the Year Award

The Wild Swimmer of the Year is an annual recognition run by the The Wild Swimming Brothers.

2018 Nominees for the Wild Swimmer of the Year

2017 Nominees for the Wild Swimmer of the Year

The Highest Swim


Madswimmers doing high-altitude swimming at 5909m (19,386 feet) in a frozen lake on Mt Tres Cruces, a volcano in the Andes Mountains along the Argentina - Chile border in South America with the water temperature between 0.5 - 2ºC (32.9ºF - 35.6ºC). Jean Craven, Herman van der Westhuizen and Chris Marthinusen completed the 5-minute neoprened wild swim while Evan Feldman and Milton Brest swam in wetsuits and Robert Graaff and Juandre Human were unable to partake in the final swim due to medical restraints after a 6-hour hike up the volcano and a laborious creating of the small area to swim through the 20 cm thick ice covering.

Ocean Navi In Izu Peninsula


Sea expedition led by Masayuki Moriya of Ocean Navi on the Izu Peninsula on Honshu in Japan

Scottish Wild Swimming



Scale is from Roasting to Decent to Not Bad to Aye, Alright to Chilly to Cold to Baltic or F***king Cold or Hoora Cold by Calum Maclean

Swim The Eden


with Jack Hudson, Calum Hudson and Robbie Hudson by James Silson

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