Open Water Swim Podcasts

A great selection of differing open water swimming podcasts for you to listen to while going for a walk or run or when taking a break from the screen. 

To listen to the podcast of your choice click on the image and it will direct you straight there.

Welcome to the Swim Wild podcast - the podcast for the wild swimming community. Interviewing members of our tribe about iconic swims, personal challenges, the friends they have made, the impact on their health and well being and finding a deeper connection with the natural world. Testing out the theory that, whenever and wherever we swim outside, we "emerge from the water better versions of ourselves".

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Instagram: @SwimWildPodcast

Tales of swimmers across the UK embarking on outdoor swimming adventures. 

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Instagram: @theswimtribepodcast

BBC Breakfast Presenter Louise Minchin and BBC Triathlon presenter Annie Emmerson host Series 2 and 3 of The Her Spirit Podcasts.  In these podcasts you will hear from phenomenal women in the world of sport and business, talking about their desires, vulnerabilities and spirited ways.  Guests include Jo Whiley, Naga Munchetty, Maxine Peake, Dame Kelly Holmes, Mel C and Rev. Kate Bottley. 

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Instagram: @HerSpiritUK
Facebook: @HerSpiritUK
Twitter: @HerSpiritUK


“An Open Water Swimmer’s Podcast” The swim stories & tales from the Open Water. Olympians, comedians, journalists, masters athletes & cold water dippers alike.

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Instagram: @owswimpod
Twitter: @owswimpod 


Check out Marathon Swim Stories where we explore the human side of the super human feats of endurance swimmers, including how they got started, why they do it, how the keep going, and so much more.

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Want to join us? Please do! We meet on Zoom every Tuesday at 5:30 AM Pacific/8:30 AM Eastern/1330 GMT:

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Wild Swim Podcast is a collection of tales of swimming in lidos, lakes, rivers and the sea. From writer Tamsin Calidas speaking of daily sea swimming helping her adjust to life on a remote Scottish island, to adventurer Matt Williams, who swam across the Lake District last year, and marathon swimmer Shannon Keegan in search of a mythical creature. Host Jade Hanley also shares her own experiences of swimming from the Golden Gate Bridge to Alcatraz, and training for and taking part in the Dart 10k. Wild Swim Podcast is hosted by Jade Hanley, also known as The Manchester Mermaid.

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Instagram: @wildswimpodcast 

The RLSS UK has produced a series of short podcasts on the RLSS UK Podcast Channel. The podcasts cover a range of topics including water safety, the impact of COVID of the leisure industry, lifesaving skills and how they can support their members, qualification and award holders and the leisure industry at this time. Guests include lifesavers from the community, the CEO of RNLI, the CEO of British Triathlon, as well as key RLSS UK staff.

All RLSS UK podcasts are available on Google, Apple, and Spotify or the RLSS UK’s Podcast Channel.

To find our more about RLSS UK visit their website at or follow their social media at (@RLSSUK): Twitter(@RLSSUK): Facebook, (@rlssuk): InstagramRoyal Life Saving Society UK - RLSS UK | LinkedIn 

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