An interview with Mats Andersson. One of the Orginal Four who came up with the idea to swimrun from Utö to Sandhamn in 2002, even though he had never run before and was not a strong swimmer.
I will be racing ÖTILLÖ 1000 Lakes with my all time partner in crime, JP. Our team training can easily be summed-up: we ran 10K together 12 months ago. Beside that, we exchanged messages and phones calls, but trained by ourselves in Paris and Hong Kong respectively. We have a quick check-in at the hotel and off we go to grab our race kits and attend the race briefing…
What you need to know about the Swimrun App for Garmin and cutting your wetsuit the right way
Annika is a humble force and true inspiration. She started her swimrun career in 2012 with Ångaloppet and then ÖTILLÖ the same year. Since then, she has competed in 28 swimrun races around Europe. Below, she talks to Josefine Ås about training, work and family.
Ångaloppet is probably the biggest swimrun race in the world today in terms of numbers, with more than 800 teams over the weekend. The course is beautiful and fun with lots of short swims and short runs. You really need to work on your transitions. As it’s in the...
Jakob Edholm Since we started ÖTILLÖ and swimrun in 2006 racers, friends, family and others interested in what we are doing have been looking for a plattform where they and we can communicate. As the sport continues to grow many people want to race, to find races and...
Borås Swimrun is neither the longest swimrun in Sweden nor the hardest. But it might just be the hilliest swimrun on the Swedish swimrun calendar!
In 2016, swimrun came to Scotland in style. The team behind the famous CELTMAN! Extreme Scottish Triathlon identified through their athletes and connections a common theme between the two sports and noticed that many Celtman athletes were also competing in ÖTILLÖ....
The Swimrun Sprint really is for everyone. It’s much more accessible than you would ever imagine. It’s also eye-opening, inspiring, fun and rewarding. Read Galahad Clarks’ beginners guide to swimrun.
Good photos are usually the result of proper preparation and planning. Yet the best shots are often a combination of chance circumstance and lucky coincidence, like this classic shot from Engadin 2015. Photographer Jakob Edholm shares his thoughts.
The island of Hvar is the gem of Croatia’s 1,800 kilometres pristine coastline; many call it the St Tropez of the Adriatic. We were lucky to find this destination and owe it all to Ivan Verunica, CEO of INCroatia.
Hone your skills for the start of the swimrun season with a week’s training on the spectacular island of Hvar.
In Nicolas Remires’ own words: I created a 12-week swimrun training programme – which is free – because people were asking for it, and swimrun and life in general are about sharing experiences.
An interview with Jasmina Glad and Thomas Schreven from the swimrun team Say No To Doping.
Read what the New York Times had to say about swimrun and ÖTILLÖ
We are proud of our official ÖTILLÖ Swimrun Beer brewed and produced by Nynäshamns Ångbryggeri. Read the story about them and their swimrun plans for 2017.