How to swim safely with weeds

“You will get dragged down by weeds!” Just one of many anxious thoughts that might go through a swimmer’s mind before taking the plunge. Simon Griffiths has your myth busting guide to swimming safely with weeds.

There is something about being in open water that nags on your subconscious. However comfortable you are in the water, and however competent you are at swimming, somewhere in the dark recess of your mind is a voice that says you don’t really belong here.

Normally, that voice is quiet and can be ignored. But if something brushes against your leg, or your hand touches something unexpected, it might shout at you, sending you into a panic.

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