I would like to thank and send our love and support to Alice, Becca, Al and Jeremy and to all of the Swim Wild team who have worked so hard to put on another amazing Scottish Winter Swimming Championships. Sadly, after a successful day on Friday the remaining planned swims had to be cancelled for swimmer safety on Saturday… Read more →
Category: Winter Swimming
Congratulations to all of yesterdays swimmers who braved 4ºC water temps at both venues and especially the three swimmers who attempted their first ICE MILE’s. The morning saw Sam starting of on her attempt and finishing in 43m 38s ( all miles are subject to ratification by IISA ) with a good recovery. Air temperature was hovering around 0ºC… Read more →
Who doesn’t love a badge….
With water temperatures now below 5ºC our regular winter swimmers can add an official ice distance badge to their collections. Simply book in as normal, let us know which distance you’re attempting and complete your swim. After you’ve warmed up you can pay & collect your badge from Susan. Look how happy they can make you .. Read more →
The Cold Never Bothered Them Anyway…
When we all set off yesterday morning with the air temperature at -6ºC there was absolutely no doubt we would be heading for three more ice mile attempts at DCLT’s Hatfield Outdoor Activity Centre in Doncaster. The morning didn’t disappoint. Tracy left Alistair this message on his windscreen. First swimmer away was the lovely Gillian… Read more →
2022 it’s been a hoot…
A very big thank you to everyone that has swum and supported us in 2022, we’ve loved every minute of it and hope you have too, see you in 2023. Read more →
Ironman to Ice Miler… No Problem
Today saw three new ice miles (subject to ratification) being completed at Hatfield, unbeknown to us and only coming to light in the recovery room all three swimmers had also previously completed an Iron Man making them eligible to join the even more elite group of IronIce swimmers. Ian Wright started off this mornings fun with a… Read more →
Loch Awe Ice Mile Medicals
Thanks to Coire Smth we have a great opportunity to complete an ice mile medical complete with ECG at our Loch Awe swim camp in November. To book your medical please email Coire direct at firstname.lastname@example.org Channel medicals also available. Read more →
Loch Awe Winter Ice Mile Camp
An amazing opportunity to join us at Loch Awe this November for our first Scottish Winter Swim Camp. Located at Torran Bay we’ll be hosting two days of ice mile attempts* and three days of winter training. From the 24th – 28th November you’ll have access to IISA officials and existing ice milers to discuss all things ice and… Read more →
101 Ice Miles and counting….
100 Ice Miles I was struggling to think of what to write for a fitting review of our 100th Ice Mile milestone today luckily for me Chris Hill had it covered: “Just another winter Saturday with SwimYourSwim”… The team arrive early DCLT’s Hatfield Outdoor Activity Centre in Doncaster; there is a quiet bustle of activity. Boats are fuelled, checked and… Read more →
Rescheduled Qualifier Event Dates
Hi Everyone Following on from last weekends disastrous weather that caused us to cancel the qualifier event, we are rescheduling over two weekends to get us back on track for this seasons Ice Mile attempts. Our new dates are Saturday the 4th of December and Saturday the 18th December. Both dates are at Hatfield Outdoor Activity Centre and will run… Read more →
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