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Katie Richards and the power of building a Community of cold water swimmers

The Joy of Swimming

Sports & Recreation

Katie Richards is a cold water swimmer based in Newquay, Cornwall. In this entertaining and informative conversation we discuss the growth of the activity in and around Cornwall, the community that has developed around it, swimminwimmin, and the benefits swimming in the sea brings her physically, mentally and emotionally. Episode Topics Episode introduction [0.40] Why swimming? [4.20] Starting a Group of Swimmers [8.30] The energy of the group [13.44] Pat's first swim [16.40] The freedom of having few rules [20.00] The psychological and emotional benefits of sea swimming [23.00] Swimming for Charity [35.30] "The Twelve Bays of Christmas" [42.45] Katie's conclusion [51.25] Pat's Episode summing up [54.05] Resources mentioned in this episode Swimminwimmin Instagram Page Twelve Bays of Christmas JustGiving Page Mental Health Swims Newquay RNLI If you have enjoyed this episode, please: Subscribe to the podcast Sign up for my newsletter Join the The Joy of Swimming Discussion Group on Facebook


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