Category: Water

Defying The Odds

“I knew it would be tough: sharks, wind, currents, swell.” In her own words, Lauren Tischendorf explains the inspiration behind her history-making swim

By Lauren Tischendorf

Rapid Response

Bandits, haircuts, sexism and a lot of capsizing. Darcy Gaechter’s journey from newbie to world-class expedition kayaker changed the sport forever

By Sam Haddad

Brad's Eye View

We speak to photographer Brad Walls about his new book, Pools From Above, and his amazing skill to develop beautiful, symmetrical drone photography with female athletes taking centre stage

By Glorious

Marine Dreams

Lexi Laine uses her skill as a freediver to create photographs that focus on women and the beauty of the oceans that are affected by climate change. We talked to her about her work and what inspires her

By Glorious

Descending Deep

Ruth Osborn swapped a career in the public sector for a life in Ibiza to follow her love of water, which led her to become one of the UK's best freedivers

By Glorious

Fighting Back

“I crossed the finish line as an athlete, not a cancer patient.” In her own words, GB coxswain Erin Kennedy tells us why breast cancer won’t define her, and how she wants to raise awareness to help others

By Erin Kennedy

The Cold Fix

In her own words, Sara Barnes tells us how she fell in love with open water swimming, so much so that she decided to document other women’s swimming stories into a book, fittingly titled The Cold Fix


By Sara Barnes

Sub-Zero Heroes

Bubbling hot tubs are the last thing on these women’s minds – they’re all about sub-zero dips in near-frozen lakes. Glorious finds out what motivates them to go to such extremes

By Rachel Ifans

High-Flyer!

Kitesurfer Josie West knows about confidence. We chat to her about sport, female empowerment and her social enterprise She Flies to find out her secrets of success

By Emma Taylor

Women On Board

Documentary directors Joya Berrow and Lucy Jane make an impact with their dramatic short films. Surf Girls Jamaica is one such tale. We talked to the couple about their work and what drives them

By Glorious