Joys, benefits, risks of swimming outdoors, Myths, Top Tips to stay safe. By Fiona Weir, @thisfionaweir
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(Bigger images here, https://swimthethames.info/)
The links in page one, in order:
And one extra: https://www.outdoorswimmingsociety.com/cold-incapacitation/ (Also known as swim failure, and why it is good to stay near shore) .
On this website some more reading :
From 2020, on drowning statistics and campaigns, https://www.imogensriverswims.co.uk/blog/issues/drowning-prevention-campaigns-stats/
Swim safety in rivers and lakes, and why it is important to be able to and to learn how to do so safely and enjoyably , https://www.imogensriverswims.co.uk/blog/issues/swim-safety/
A petition, Make outdoor swimming in Yorkshire safer by working with swimmers, makes similar points, and gives a link to this leaflet.