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How to Swim Further for Longer, Improve Your Swimming Endurance!
27 February 2020

How to Swim Further for Longer, Improve Your Swimming Endurance!

Here are our top tips for those of you who want to swim further for longer.

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Everything You Need to Know Before Booking Your First Swimming Holiday
16 February 2020

Everything You Need to Know Before Booking Your First Swimming Holiday

If you’re used to beach holidays or city breaks you may be wondering what to expect but don’t worry, we’re here to run you through everything you need to know before booking your first swimming holiday.

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Chris's big big birth year celebration
04 July 2019

Chris's big big birth year celebration

Chris from Queensland, Australia was swimming with us in Lefkada at the end of June 2019. Read more about his time there including his advice to himself: always have something light before you swim!

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Susan's Big Blue Experience
14 October 2015

Susan's Big Blue Experience

Swimming has always been my endorphin rush sport of choice. The water's where I go to regain balance when I'm stressed, to escape when life hurts.

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Manchester Expo 2015
17 February 2015

Manchester Expo 2015

Meet The Big Blue Team and talk to one of our guides Chris Malpass, about the fascination of swimming in Lefkada, Greece.

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Striped Dolphins (Stenella coeruleoalba)
17 February 2015

Striped Dolphins (Stenella coeruleoalba)

Swimming with dolphins…it is possible with The Big Blue Swim

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Swimming out of Seattle
03 August 2014

Swimming out of Seattle

Read U.S swimmers Heidi Skrzypek and Anne Presnal’s eloquent and honest account of their Big Blue Swim week.

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A Modern-Day Greek Swimming Hero
27 April 2014

A Modern-Day Greek Swimming Hero

The Big Blue’s Michael and Lisa were fortunate to undertake an interview with the giant of Open Water Swimming Spiros Yianniotis.

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Australia to Greece: from the Pacific to the Ionian
28 September 2013

Australia to Greece: from the Pacific to the Ionian

Rebecca Scott from Victoria, Australia tells us how she came to be swimming with The Big Blue in Greece.

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My Big Blue Swim
18 August 2013

My Big Blue Swim

A true inspiration! Visually impaired open water swimmer Maya Makri describes her Big Blue experience this summer in the Ionian.

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Map of Dolphins and Seals!
06 May 2013

Map of Dolphins and Seals!

The Ionian Dolphin Project updated map of 2012 dolphin sightings…around all our swim routes.

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Big Blue at Chillswim
06 February 2013

Big Blue at Chillswim

The Big Blue at Chillswim in Lake Windermere Brrrrrr! Cold water swimming races in 4 degrees

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