Member Blog – YOS Winter Events 2018 (by Simon Porter)

Member Blog – YOS Winter Events 2018 (by Simon Porter)

Swimming is a funny old thing. Not so funny as to laugh whilst you’re doing it, but funny nonetheless. It remains the country’s favourite participation sport, way ahead of pretty much everything else, but even so, people tend to think of you as one of...
It’s our 4th Birthday!

It’s our 4th Birthday!

In 2013 a small group of outdoor swimmers wanted to organise a regular swim in their local reservoir.  Yorkshire Outdoor Swimmers was born out of the need to formalise our attempts to gain official permission to swim at Harthill.  We spent most of the summer of 2013...
Yorkshire Cake-Crusaders Channel team

Yorkshire Cake-Crusaders Channel team

The day began for us in the small hours, swimming towards a beautiful strawberry moon hanging low over the horizon and casting a carpet of light on the sea. Theo began our journey, first heading back to shore to make a land start to the first hour’s swim. His...