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We believe swimming is more than just a past-time, it's about ecology, creativity, conquering personal demons and redefining the limits of endurance. We’re Hunter and Vicki, two London based outdoor swimmers who met while training to swim the English Channel in 2019. Our podcast is about the heroes, the eccentrics, the spaces, the untold stories and adventures of wild swimming.

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We believe swimming is more than just a past-time, it's about ecology, creativity, conquering personal demons and redefining the limits of endurance. We’re Hunter and Vicki, two London based outdoor swimmers who met while training to swim the English Channel in 2019. Our podcast is about the heroes, the eccentrics, the spaces, the untold stories and adventures of wild swimming.

    Episode 3: The Limits of Obsession

    Episode 3: The Limits of Obsession

    This month Vicki and Hunter go in search of the limits of obsession. Vicki met the man who has swam the English Channel 34 times and who's next swim will be his greatest physical and mental test yet. Meanwhile Hunter caught up with an adventurer about his legendary swim over the UK's most treacherous waters, a place which has been nicknamed "Hell's Mouth". We also hear from a stand-up comedienne and the UK's preeminent marathon swimmer who's also happens to be an expert in hypothermia.

    This one's a real corker!

    • 33 min
    Episode 2: Stepping Back In

    Episode 2: Stepping Back In

    As temperatures soar and the coronavirus grip loosens in some places, Vicki and Hunter are leaping back into the deep. 

    This episode we’re talking to a World Champion open water swimmer, Keri-Anne Payne, about the future of the sport as well as the insatiable journalist, filmmaker and Ambassador for the Outdoor Swimming Society, Calum Maclean about breaking out of lockdown!

    We also have some top open water swimming tips from the one and only Dan Bullock of Swim for Tri and we’re listening in to your stories from around the globe.

    • 28 min
    Episode 1: The English Channel

    Episode 1: The English Channel

    Our exciting first episode contains interviews with:

    SARAH THOMAS whose 4-way crossing in 2019 amazed us all &

    FREDA STREETER who has trained many, Channel swimmers and is mother of Alison Streeter - Queen of the Channel

    • 30 min
    Taster for Episode 1

    Taster for Episode 1

    Here is our taster for Episode One of SwimOut which will be coming soon.
    Check further details at out at our website 

    • 41 sec

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