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PORT TO PUB CANCELLED

Rough seas cancelled the 19.7km Rottnest Port to Pub swim in Australia. The decision was taken to pull 1200 swimmers from the water, even though many were near to the finish line. “Water conditions are too treacherous to proceed”, said organisers.

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Our April issue is our one-year anniversary issue, and it's a cracker to get you in the mood for the start of the main outdoor swimming season. On the training front, we've got a couple of kick and pull sets to try out or a fitness and technique boost, and would look at how poor technique may not only slow you down but also be a factor in shoulder injuries. Our contributor Becky Horsbrugh relates how she became a hero for a day in Bangladesh when she swam across the Bangla Channel. Then, just in case you thought outdoor swimming was a new thing, Richard Nelsson tells us the story of two swimmers from the 1950s who went about swimming in every tarn in the Lake District, naked.