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Olympic legend Spitz backs Big Splash Mile

16th November 2011

Olympic swimming legend Mark Spitz has pledged his support for the Big Splash Mile for Sport Relief, insisting the event is a great idea!

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Swim yourself into shape for the party season

25th October 2011

With less than two months until Christmas, the countdown to the office party season is on.

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Swimathon makes a Big Splash in 2012

13th September 2011

Swimathon, the world’s biggest fundraising swim is about to get even bigger, joining forces with British Swimming’s and BBC’s Big Splash; Marie Curie Cancer Care; and Sport Relief to promote what is hoped will be the biggest Swimathon Weekend ever.

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David Walliams completes eight-day Thames swim

13 September 2011

David Walliams completed his exhausting 140 mile Thames swim on Monday evening as the total raised for Sport Relief sailed past the £1 million mark.

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Celebrities complete Irish Sea challenge

5th September 2011

Ronan Keating and Jenny Frost led a 10-man relay team across the treacherous 56 miles of Irish Sea to raise money for Cancer Research UK last week.

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Follow Gareth’s six-week Swimfit challenge

17 August 2011

British Gas Swimfitter Gareth decided to put the benefits of ‘gymming then swimming’ to the test.

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Roger Allsopp makes history in 17 hours and 51 minutes.

31 August 2011

Retired breast surgeon Roger Allsopp swam his way into the record books on 30th August 2011 as he became the oldest man to swim the English Channel.

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David Walliams set for 140-mile Thames swim

30 August 2011

Little Britain star and swimming supremo David Walliams is set for his biggest challenge yet – to swim 140 miles of the Thames for Sport Relief.

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Miracle baby Rosanna swims before she can walk

26 August 2011

At just 18 months old, Rosanna Ogden from Lancashire is living proof of the benefits of introducing a love of water at an early age.

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It’s never too late to learn to swim, whatever your age

With the summer holiday season in full swing many of us will be heading to a swimming pool for plenty of relaxing quality time in the water. But are you forced to relax on the side while your kids swim up and down? It doesn’t have to be this way. Lots of adults can’t swim but it is never too late to learn and the fitness benefits are fantastic.

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Go Swimming has everything you need to know about swimming. If you are a parent, a non swimmer or just want to improve your technique this is the section for you.

In British Swimming you will find information about the world of high performance sport, including the disciplines of Swimming, Diving, Synchronised Swimming, Water Polo and Para-Swimming.

The ASA is the governing body for the sport in England. In this section you will find all you need to know about joining a club or competing in England and becoming a swimming teacher or coach.

The IoS delivers the ASA’s courses and is a member organisation. Whether you are a teacher, coach, employer or club you will find everything you need to know about qualifications or educating your workforce.

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