I’ve been asked a few times recently why swimming in cold water is good for you. Each time I offered a short list of the various health benefits I could remember. Then afterwards I found myself at a computer, digging through reams of written research, discovering countless other ways in which this hobby is good for you. Once I read that stuff I’m always disappointed that I didn’t give a better answer. So, if like me, you have limited faculties for remembering the info you need, but seemingly limitless faculties for downloading and storing pointless information (like the name of Jabba the Hut’s beaked sidekick in Star Wars: Return of the Jedi – that’s Salacious Crumb by the way) here’s a list of 50 Reasons You Should Start Swimming Wild.
We imagine those of you who’ve bought tickets for our upcoming Durdle Door event will be looking forward to sinking your fins into free-diving, perhaps for the first time. It’s something we’ve never attempted ourselves. So, I thought I’d a write a wee introductory blog looking at what we should expect, from an outsider’s perspective.