Team up and swim a marathon

The inaugural ‘Swim the Gold Coast’, which takes place from Coolangatta Beach to Surfers Paradise, will be held next year on 30 May 2020.

The marathon 21-kilometre open water swim is open to both individuals and teams and is a new concept designed by World Series Swims, Australian Olympic legend, Michael Klim and his skincare company Milk & Co.

Klim, who has been ambassador for the successful Cooly Classic Ocean Swim on the Gold Coast, is excited to be launching a new event in Queensland that will have international appeal.

Plenty of Splash at Bondi

It was four seasons in one day for the 6th running of the 2019 Bondi Splash n’ Dash event in Sydney on November 16. 

The water was a chilly 17.5 degrees, so wetsuits were permitted, but most chose a simple cossie for their race attire to brave the conditions.

Robbie's remarkable resilience

This weekend’s Mt Martha Australia Day Swim (MMAD) will mark a momentous occasion for peninsula local, Robbie Peime.

More than a decade ago his life was turned upside down by a motorbike accident which left him in a wheelchair, however that hasn’t stopped him achieving some remarkable goals, including formidable Ironman challenges and competing in triathlons.

'DJ Louderstein' takes Portsea plunge

Freely admitting he hasn’t “rolled his arms over in while”, Olympic medallist Andrew Lauterstein will jump in the ocean on Saturday to compete in the Portsea Swim Classic.

Commencing from Fisherman’s beach, the 1.5km swim will see participants head west around Police Point along the coast and finish at Jarman Oval at the historic Quarantine Station in the Point Nepean National Park.

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