Lydia

 

 

 

 

What made you sign up for your first open water swim?

Took a break from triathlons after a back injury and saw people wearing those OWS caps…

 

Favourite swimming memory?

Summer time swims at the beach!

 

What are you looking forward to in the upcoming season?

Enjoying a few races in the heat !

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Do you swim by yourself or with others?

I enjoy aspects of both…but open water swimming is definitely more comforting with someone else!

 

What’s your favourite hobby outside of swimming?

Running…on the beach

 

What do you do to relax?  

Washing my car is quite therapeutic actually

 

What’s been your biggest challenge with open water? 

Trying to find a prevention for stinger kisses

 

What are your goals with open water? 

Get faster!

 

How do you prepare for open water swims? 

Pump out the Jezabels

 

Where is you dream swimming destination?

Scarborough Beach!