Guiding you to the water

In partnership with Nike Swim, Trippin presents Open Waters. A pool of recommendations to help people of all backgrounds navigate the waters. Crowd-sourced with insider insights from our global community, we’ve charted the people and places making waves across our seas, lakes, oceans, and lidos - the ones that push further and dive deeper, revealing a whole world of experience beneath the surface. Explore with us. Take the plunge.

Julia Lebosse, ex-swimmer and founder of Sneakers by Women

Brave the cold: Tips to keep up swimming in winter with Julia Lebosse

Ex-competitive swimmer swimmer turned swimming teacher and founder of Sneakers by Women Julia Lebosse walks us through her tips and tricks to keeping up your swimming throughout the winter months.

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Member of Azeema swimming wearing Nike Victory Swim hijab

Wild Swimming isn't Just For White, Bikinied Bodies

Azeema teamed up with Nike Swim to break down the prejudices and cultural exclusion associated with water: after all, wild swimming isn’t just for white, bikinied bodies.

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Photo from Tayler Prince-Fraser's collection 'Deep Is The Water'

Still Waters Run Deep with Tayler Prince-Fraser

Photographer Tayler Prince-Fraser walks us through his new collection 'Deep Is The Water' which explores the ways in which water inspires joy and acts as a site of communion and healing.

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Ayo Akinwolere TV broadcaster and open water swimmer

From Rookie to Record Breaker: Ayo Akinwolere on the Virtues of Open Water

TV presenter Ayo Akinwolere tells Trippin about his unconventional route to becoming a world record holder and extols the virtues of open water swimming.

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Undiscovered Places to Swim

Water Safety

We’ve put together a list of tips and advice to bear in mind when planning your swims. Whether you’re a beginner just dipping your toes in, or a confident swimmer who’s comfortable diving in at the deep end, exploring lesser swum streams, it’s important to take precautions, come prepared and do your research to ensure that you’re always clued up on water safety and only picking places to swim that suit your abilities.

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