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I’M A MASTERS SWIMMER

Not only is Sharon Lock a masters swimmer, she’s also the Masters Officer for the Amateur Swimming Association

INTERVIEW

What prompted you to take up masters swimming?

I swam at my local club from the age of about nine until I was 16. By the time I was 30 I was training in public sessions a few times a week and was finding I needed a bit more of a challenge. When a friend suggested going back to my old swimming club I laughed loudly and then found out I wouldn’t be the only adult there. From that point on I was hooked again, quickly becoming more competitive and giving the ‘kids’ a run for their money. After a year of training I found myself back in the top lane and swimming five times a week, competing almost every weekend in both masters and age group events.

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A guide to training and racing as a masters swimmer. Are you an open water or recreational swimmer who wants to add a little extra something to your swimming? Open water and masters swimming both offer a challenge, encourage an active and healthy lifestyle and lots of social and fun activities. Where open water offers freedom and adventure, masters swimming provides discipline and structure. Put them together and you have a brilliant combination.