Almost a third of 11-year-olds in England leave primary school unable to swim but one local swimming club is determined to get more people swimming or at least give it a try and maybe conquer their fears. Skegness Swimming Club is trying its hardest to encourage non-swimmers into the water and lately their efforts resulted […]
“Female swimming in general is getting younger and in loads of different events in London – the 100 breaststroke, the 400 medley – they were all 15 and 16-year-old girls who were winning.”
With cycling and swimming leading the way with lots of gold medals at Beijing, people were hoping for swimming to do the same again, but they didn’t and they were punished for it.
As most people get older they seem to become more fearful of the water.