Tuesday, 11 August 2020

Novice swimmers warned to stay away from river

Novice swimmers warned to stay away from river

A PROFESSIONAL swimming coach from Henley is encouraging people to be responsible as they return to the water for the first time since ...

 

‘Mermaids’ take on world

‘Mermaids’ take on world

MEMBERS of Henley Open Water Swimming Club took part in the winter world championships in Slovenia. Eighteen people travelled to Bled, ...

 

Henley Swim founders say thank you to volunteers

Henley Swim founders say thank you to volunteers

A CELEBRATION was held to say thank-you to the volunteers who help co-ordinate Henley Swim’s annual events. About 50 guests attended ...

 

Swimmers spend day at aquatic centre

Swimmers spend day at aquatic centre

A GROUP from Henley Swimming Club spent a day at the London Aquatic Centre. Head coach Sarah Williams said: “The swimmers were able to ...

 

‘Mermaids’ to swim the Channel for music school

‘Mermaids’ to swim the Channel for music school

FIVE friends who are members of the Henley Open Water Swimming Club will attempt to cross the English Channel next summer. The Henley ...

 

Exciting swim

OPEN river swimming in Oxfordshire is fourth in a list of the top 10 greatest British adventures, according to a study commissioned by ...

 

Swimmers win first twin town trophy

Swimmers win first twin town trophy

MORE than 24 members of the Henley Open Water Swimming Club competed in a race on Lake Bled. They were among about 500 people taking ...

 

Sponsorship boost for Henley swimmers

Sponsorship boost for Henley swimmers

ATHLETES at Henley Synchronised Swimming Club are preparing for the Swim England Synchro Combo Cup which will be the finale of ...

 

Miles-Kingston secures first place finish at Biggleswade

Miles-Kingston secures first place finish at Biggleswade

ALEX MILES-KINGSTON secured first place for Henley Swimming Club in the U12 50m backstroke at last Saturday’s gala held by Dunstable ...

 

First woman to complete 10 Henley Classic swims

First woman to complete 10 Henley Classic swims

A SWIMMER completed her 10th Henley Classic on Sunday, the first woman to achieve the feat. Sue Nadin, of Park Road, Henley, was one ...

 

Henley shine at gala

Henley shine at gala

HENLEY Swimming Club put in a good performance at Aylesbury and District Swimming Club’s gala held last Saturday. The Henley squad ...

 

Busy mum wins free swim place to kick-start her fitness regime

Busy mum wins free swim place to kick-start her fitness regime

A WOMAN has won a national competition to swim a mile in the River Thames in Henley. Judith Katz, 40, from Caversham, received one of ...

 

Valley Road make finals

VALLEY ROAD and Sonning Common swimming teams progressed to the area swimming gala after winning the boys and girls events at Gillotts ...

 

Four ‘Wildcats’ win novice event at charity triathlon

Four ‘Wildcats’ win novice event at charity triathlon

FOUR women from Wargrave raised about £400 for cancer charities and won a triathlon competition at the same time. Jo Hall, Jo Smith, ...

 

Henley youngsters claim runners-up spot

Henley youngsters claim runners-up spot

HENLEY Swimming Club finished second in the final gala of the Chilterns League on Saturday at Leighton Buzzard. First place finishes ...

 

Best times set at Leighton Buzzard gala

Best times set at Leighton Buzzard gala

ATHLETES from Henley Swimming Club picked up numerous first place finishes and personal best times in round two of the three-round ...

 

Henley swimmers gain personal best times

Henley swimmers gain personal best times

HENLEY Swimming Club had mixed fortunes in their first round of the Chiltern League gala at Leighton Buzzard on Saturday. Despite ...

 

Thomas secures two wins at Leighton Buzzard gala

Thomas secures two wins at Leighton Buzzard gala

HENLEY Swimming Club returned from last Saturday’s gala held at Leighton Buzzard, where they competed against five other teams, with a ...

 

My dip a day for one year

My dip a day for one year

A WOMAN from Henley is undertaking an open water swim every day for a year. Kate Goodman, 42, says this has helped conquer her fear of ...

 

Classic swim winners presented with historic trophies

Classic swim winners presented with historic trophies

THE winners of last year’s Henley Classic swim have had their names added to two historic trophies. Henry Plewes and Vicky Cunningham, ...