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RATS TO WEIL’S DISEASE!

One of the most common questions we hear from open water and wannabe open water swimmers is: “Won’t I get Weil’s disease?”

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The short answer is that you might, but it’s extremely unlikely.

If you have ever done any watersports on inland waters in the UK you’ve probably been warned about the risk of Weil’s disease and told to go to your doctor immediately if you feel unwell afterwards. It builds a picture of nasty things lurking in our water that will make you ill after the slightest contact.

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As we finally spring into summer, our June issue is packed full of inspiring stories and features. Whether you are training for an endurance swim or planning a summer of wild swimming adventures, we have all the best advice, kit and inspiration to help you get out there and enjoy the open water.