Swimming Stars Make a Splash
Summer is here and to celebrate Swimming Australia is encouraging all Australians to revel in their love of the water and through the Australia Swims campaign pledge their swimming distances to swim a virtual lap around Australia from 19-28 January.
Ali Day leads the Way
Six time Coolangatta Gold champion Ali Day has his sights set on a different kind of challenge this Summer. Signing on to co-captain team Surf Life Saving for Australia Swims, Ali is excited to see more people out on the beach this January.
Ellie Cole signs on with Soldier On
Leading the charge into Australia Swims Ellie Cole, one of Australia’s most accomplished Paralympic athletes is ready to once again inspire the nation and help raise awareness for an amazing cause.
The Melbourne native, coming fresh off her success at the Pan Pacific Para Swimming Championships and Hancock Prospecting Australian Short Course Championships, is set to head up the Soldier On team as part of this years Australia Swims, acting as one of the inaugural team captains.
Andrew Reid becomes a Swimfluencer
Leading the effort to swim around Australia, Bondi Rescue’s Andrew Reid will take a change of pace from saving lives to inspiring them this January. Following the season 14 wrap of Channel 10’s multi-Logie award winning reality show, Andrew ‘Reidy’ Reid has taken on the challenge of motivating the nation to join him in the summer challenge ‘Australia Swims’, where collectively the public will aim to swim 1 lap around Australia.