#586 Wild Swimming

This week, tales of open water swimming – from the beauty of plunging into parkland ponds to the freedom of venturing into wild waves.

Wild Swimming

In our first story, Corey needs a swim, and finds themselves wading through British cultural norms to find one. 

This story was written, recited and produced by Corey Green.

Jasmin Alavuk was the Story Editor and special thanks goes to E Coffey and Phoebe Adler-Ryan for production assistance. 

Thanks for sound recordings from: Kangaroovindaloo, Bonnyorbit, Kyles, Brunoauzet, Rthijs. Philbrice, Carlvus, 16GStepankovaS, Nature Notes UK, Kerouac21, jorickhoofd, Nielstii, Mlteenie, Robinhood76, NLM, Nagwense, Joedeshon, anthonyec, strongbot, klankbeeld, Philipmill6, Sageturtle

To find these and many more check out freesound.org and aporee.org

Open Waters 

Up next, we’re wading back into local waters. Pat interviews his Aunt and Uncle about their interest in ocean swimming and the sublime, humbling and breathtaking beauty that can be discovered in the deep blue.

This story was produced by Patrick McKenzie.

Featuring interviews with Annette and Peter McKenzie. 

All The Best Credits

Executive Producer: Phoebe Adler-Ryan

Editorial Producer: Melanie Bakewell

Host & Interviewer: Madhuraa Prakash

Mixed by Emma Higgins

Image Credit: Corey Green