• Chris Ayriss

David Cameron and other famous wild swimmers


Cameron speaking in 2010. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


The Guardian today featured this article on Wild Swimmers:

In taking an early-morning dip in a Northern Irish lough, David Cameron has joined an illustrious list of wild swimmers, from Benjamin Franklin to Katharine Hepburn…

As a self-confessed wild swimming addict, I can’t quite believe that David Cameron nearly beat me to the water on Tuesday. While he was swimming at 6am in a Northern Irish lough, I was finishing my own daily dawn dip in the Solent. (Although I’d like to see him doing the same in December, as I do, in the dark and freezing cold.)

The PM joins a long line of noble wild swimmers, from the “polar bears” who assemble at the Serpentine in London to the historic figures who have immersed themselves. More…

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