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Simply Swim Interview: Danielle Huskisson

Simply Swim Interview: Danielle Huskisson

Danielle Huskisson is one of Britain's most experienced marathon swimmers. Born in South Shields, England she currently trains in Stirling, Scotlan...
My Henley Mile Experience

My Henley Mile Experience

Two months ago Katie from Cakes vs Scales shared her preparations for this year Henley Swim Festival with Simply Swim. One month on from her return...
Beginners Guide to Swimming in a Zone3 Wetsuit

Beginners Guide to Swimming in a Zone3 Wetsuit

When thinking about wetsuits, a common misconception is that surfing wetsuits and triathlon wetsuits are the same. The main difference between the ...
Zone3 Cold Water Kit List

Zone3 Cold Water Kit List

Many triathletes will agree that swimming in open water is the best to properly train for a triathlon. However, this isn’t always feasible due to w...
Returning to the Henley Mile

Returning to the Henley Mile

Author Bio: Katie is a food, fitness & mental health blogger. You can find out more about her and her adventures at Cake vs Scales.   Henley wi...
Are you brave enough for wild swimming? Our top 5 chilly thrills to experience this December...

Are you brave enough for wild swimming? Our top 5 chilly thrills to experience this December...

Open water swimming is a unique, challenging and exhilarating experience. With wild swimming, add near freezing water into the equation and you’ll ...
Swimming in Lac de Passy

Swimming in Lac de Passy

If you’d told me at the start of the year I’d spend my free time swimming across various lakes in the UK, I’d have laughed in complete disbelief. F...
The Rutland Water Swim

The Rutland Water Swim

They say that the best time to sign up for another event is whilst you’re riding the high of a new Personal Best. Which meant, after my successful ...
Swimming My First Henley Mile

Swimming My First Henley Mile

The day I’d never expected had finally come, I was the proud owner of a Zone 3 Aspire Limited Edition Wetsuit, I carefully unwrapped my exciting ne...
My First Henley Mile

My First Henley Mile

I’m Katie, I’m 33 years old and a fitness enthusiast, if I’m honest, I’m the jack of many ‘sports’ but the master of none. So, despite not being a ...
Top 10 Open Water Swimming Essentials

Top 10 Open Water Swimming Essentials

  If you’re curious about the world of Open Water Swimming and want to dive into something a little different and more challenging then there are ...
Simply Swim & The Henley Mile 2018

Simply Swim & The Henley Mile 2018

If you're a long time reader of the Simply Swim blog then you may remember that for the last few years we have teamed up with Henley Swim to offer ...
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