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Swimming Goggles | An Obscure and Intriguing History

Swimming Goggles | An Obscure and Intriguing History

Swimming goggles have evolved over time to respond to necessity, innovations in material and design, and shifting protective requirements. Discover the weird and wonderful ways in which creative people have perfected eyewear for each different kind of underwater...
Wild Swimming: The Thrill of Going For A Dip In The Great Outdoors

Wild Swimming: The Thrill of Going For A Dip In The Great Outdoors

Deeply satisfying and madly invigorating – the feeling of making a splash in a natural body of water like a lake, river, sea, waterfall or lagoon (‘wild swimming’) is second to none. Dubbed “wild swimming”, this exhilarating activity not only makes incredible memories...
Synchronised Swimming 101 | Artistic Swimming For Beginners

Synchronised Swimming 101 | Artistic Swimming For Beginners

You’ve probably heard of synchronised swimming, but chances are you haven’t heard the incredible story of the first ‘water ballet’ club and how it became an Olympic discipline. Let’s shine a spotlight on this underrated sport and discover more! Originally known as...
Top 10 Movies About Swimming | Ready, Set… Action!

Top 10 Movies About Swimming | Ready, Set… Action!

Can’t get enough of the pool? Why not stream some cinematic swimming action at home? Here are our top picks of movies from around the world which have put swimming on the big screen!   Best action movies The Guardian (2006) A troubled high school swim champion...
Legends of the Deep: Watery Mysteries From Around The World

Legends of the Deep: Watery Mysteries From Around The World

Why are we drawn to the water?  Most swimmers agree that there’s something magical, healing and unpredictable about it which keeps us diving back in! 70% of the Earth surface is underwater and yet 95% remains unexplored by humans… the mystery of what lies beneath has...
The 4 Swimming Strokes: Can You Master Them All?

The 4 Swimming Strokes: Can You Master Them All?

Have you ever watched a swimmer and been struck by the sheer force, grace, speed and efficiency with which they rip through the water? There’s nothing more exhilarating than hitting your stride in the water, becoming one with it, pushing yourself beyond your limits…...
Top 10 Most Amazing Man-Made Pools In The World

Top 10 Most Amazing Man-Made Pools In The World

Are you daydreaming about swimming in a pool right now? We’ve compiled a list of 10 marvellous man-made pools from across the globe which might seem like the stuff of fantasy but are 100% real!   1. Four Seasons Safari Lodge, Tanzania What could be better than...
Top 3 Crazy Scandals in Olympic Swimming

Top 3 Crazy Scandals in Olympic Swimming

The Olympic games have had their fair share of controversies, and Olympic swimming is no exception. Here are three juicy scandals that sent shockwaves to swimming fans and tarnished the image of our sport.   1. Ryan Lochte’s infamous Rio de Janeiro robbery story...
Top 10 Rooftop Swimming Pools in the world

Top 10 Rooftop Swimming Pools in the world

Fantasising of a dreamy poolside experience? Where better to have a dip than high above the ground? We’ve compiled a list of some of the world’s most dazzling rooftop swimming pools, so grab your sunglasses and get inspired for your next holiday!   1. Marina Bay...