"Wild swimming has soared in popularity in recent years, with a big surge post-lockdown as Brits surrendered to the UK’s chilly waters in lieu of sunny trips abroad. Fans are drawn in by the plethora of health benefits, which range from improved immune health to reduced inflammation. But does it live up to the hype? C&TH’s Nicole Smallwood dived head first into a wild swimming retreat at St Michael’s Resort in Falmouth, Cornwall." - C&TH
Take a look at the full article from Nicole Smallwood at Country and Town House here.
"With a focus on teaching open-water swimming as a performative art, Salim has crafted a course that’s suitable for everyone who can manage 400m without stopping. Whether you’re already a long-distance swimmer hoping to elevate your skills to the next level or a relative novice looking to transition from breast stroke to front crawl (that would be me, then), you’ll find his masterly approach – a combination of technique-perfecting hacks and cold-water philosophy – not only improves your stroke but also helps to plug you into the mental, physical and emotional benefits of taking an admittedly chilly dip into the big blue." - Marie Claire, Read the full article here.