Practical advice and instruction to get the very best out of wild swimming.
The manual every amateur wild swimmer needs to read before diving in.
Whether you want to explore remote beaches and mountain lochs, improve your confidence in open water, refine your swimming technique, or have a race or long-distance swim challenge coming up, How to Wild Swim offers the perfect practical foundation to help you find your perfect adventure and achieve your goal.
This body conditioning sport is praised for not only making us stronger and healthier but also happier. Wetsuits are optional; in fact, no expensive gear is essential. Nailing the how-to, however, is key. Expert wild swimmer Ella Foote offers the ultimate guide to mastering the practicalities and techniques and answers your most frequently asked questions so that you can feel safe, have fun, and re-energize.
So no matter what your goal—short wild swims and weekend breaks, to full adventure swimming expeditions and off-grid vacations—dive right in and submerge yourself in the wild, watery pages of this fearless book.
About the Author
Ella Foote is director and founder of Dip Advisor, an outdoor swim guiding company offering swim experiences in wild, beautiful, and open water locations. She’s also editor of Outdoor Swimmer magazine, covering swimming locations, amazing challenges, and the best training. Ella is also an RLSS Open Water Lifeguard, STA Open Water Coach, and STA Swim Teacher.