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WATERAID IS OUR NEW CHARITY PARTNER FOR 2021 The Great Swim Series has announced WaterAid has become its official 2021 Charity Partner. GREAT SCOTTISH SWIM INCORPORATES NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP Scottish national one-mile open water event to become part of elite programme ROSS READY TO DIVE INTO GREAT SCOTTISH SWIM CHALLENGE Swim star Ross Murdoch was on the bonny banks of Loch Lomond yesterday to meet some fellow swimmers ahead of this year’s Great Scottish Swim. THOUSANDS OF SWIMMERS AND SPECTATORS AT THE GREAT EAST SWIM Over 2,000 swimmers and around 6,000 spectators enjoyed this year’s Great East Swim at Alton Water reservoir in Holbrook near Ipswich. THOUSANDS GET READY TO DIVE INTO THE GREAT NORTH SWIM Britain’s biggest open water swimming event takes place in Windermere this weekend INNOVATIVE BEARD CAP IS CREATED FOR THE BEARDED NATION Virgin Trains has launched an innovative swim cap for bearded men – the Beard Cap. Cricket legend Hoggy’s Great Challenge Matthew Hoggard, the former international cricketer and 2005 Ashes winner will be diving into one his biggest challenges ever this summer.  Two new additions to the Great Swim Series for 2015 Here at Great Swim we're always looking at ways to improve your event day experience, so this year we're launching two new and exciting challenges at two of our established locations.  Superstar soprano Laura Wright launches Great East Swim Suffolk’s own superstar soprano singer Laura Wright is encouraging others to join her in one of East Anglia’s most popular sporting events, the Great East Swim, which takes place at Alton Water in Holbrook near Ipswich on 20th June.  Superstar soprano Laura Wright launches Great East Swim Suffolk’s own superstar soprano singer Laura Wright is encouraging others to join her in one of East Anglia’s most popular sporting events, the Great East Swim, which takes place at Alton Water in Holbrook near Ipswich on 20th June.