Useful Links

The International Ice Swimming Association – www.internationaliceswimming.com

The International Winter Swimming Association – https://iwsa.world/

BLDSA – http://bldsa.org.uk/

Great Swim – http://www.greatrun.org/great-swim

Chill Swim – http://www.chillswim.com

Cold Water Shock, Core body temperature and hypothermia – http://beyondcoldwaterbootcamp.com/4-phases-of-cold-water-immersion

Water Quality – http://www.wildswimming.co.uk/quick-guide-water-quality/

Current and Rip-Tides – http://www.wikihow.com/Stay-Safe-Around-Rip-Currents

Under water hazards and lack of visibility – http://www.river-swimming.co.uk/safety2.htm

NHS Advice: http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/bites-and-stings/Pages/Safe-swimming.aspx