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Sunday 19th November, 2023
Kendal Town Hall - Kendal
12:30pm (GMT+0:00) Europe/London (Greenwich Mean Time)
Run time: 2 hours

Event Details

The Outdoor Swimming Session is an exhilarating journey through rivers, lakes and the sea as seen through the goggles of swimmers from around the world.

Host Ella Foote shares her infectious enthusiasm for outdoor swimming and will be joined on stage by some incredible swimmers who will be sharing their stories.

Keep your eyes peeled, as more speakers are announced in the coming weeks...

Hector Pardoe - Hector's speedy rise to the top of British men's marathon swimming has seen him become a staple in the team since his time at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics - a feat he continues as he lines up for the 2023 World Aquatics Championships in Fukuoka. Hear about his life spent at the top of his game, as well as his latest Chillswim Windermere record attempt happening this September.

Yvette Tetteh - Ghanaian-British agribusiness entrepreneur and athlete Yvette Tetteh is the first person to swim across the Volta River, completing the longest documented swim in Ghanaian history. Covering 450km, Yvette conducted research and raised awareness for textile pollution alongside her support boat, The Woman Who Does Not Fear. Join Yvette on stage to hear her epic story.

The Outdoor Swimming Session is presented by Voited, and supported by Outdoor Swimmer magazine