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  1. Advice   Page 1
  2. Swimming in clothes is fun and a growing trend sport
    1. Disclaimer   Page 2   Updated 2022-09-19
    2. Please read this for maximum enjoyment
    3. FAQ   Page 3
    4. We've started this guide as a service for new readers
    5. Glossary   Page 4
    6. Here we define and explain some issues about swimming in clothes
    7. Events   Page 5   Updated 2022-09-05
    8. There are way too many wet events around the world
      1. Changing Dates   Page 6   Updated 2022-09-05
      2. These events always happen on different dates each year
      3. Fixed Dates   Page 7   Updated 2022-09-05
      4. These events always happen on the same date every year
      5. Muddy Events   Page 8   Updated 2022-09-05
      6. These mud run dates change every year
      7. Songkran   Page 9
      8. This really is the biggest wet festival worldwide

    9. History   Page 10   Updated 2022-09-05
    10. On 21st July 1997 Wacky Wet World was launched
    11. It Gets Better   Page 11
    12. Do not tolerate any bullying or discrimination
    13. Modeling   Page 12
      1. Application Form   Page 13
      2. First Photo Shoot   Page 14
      3. Questions   Page 15

    14. My Kit   Page 16   Updated 2022-09-05
    15. Here is a quick run down of my favourite swimming clothes
    16. Phat Dipping   Page 17   Updated 2022-09-05
    17. Phat dipping is the opposite of skinny dipping

  3. Forums   Page 18   Updated 2022-09-16
  4. In the interest of decency keep your clothes on
    1. Beach Club   Page 19   Updated 2022-09-26
    2. Mud Pit   Page 20   Updated 2022-09-19
    3. Sports Pool   Page 21   Updated 2022-09-22
    4. Stories   Page 22
      1. Jack   Page 23
      2. Jamie   Page 24   Updated 2022-09-19
      3. Jesse   Page 25
        1. Superstar   Page 26

      4. Ry   Page 27
        1. Detention   Page 28

    5. Jobs   Page 29   Updated 2022-09-16
    6. This section is all about jobs in and around water
      1. Beach   Page 30
      2. Jobs on the beach are fun but can be demanding
        1. Boats   Page 31
        2. At our beach resort lots of small boats come in and go out all day long
        3. Floats   Page 32
        4. My friends and I rent out truck tire floats

      3. Pool   Page 33
      4. Pool attendants provide a safe, clean, and fun swimming environment
        1. Adventure   Page 34
        2. The best place to teach adventure trekking skills is at the local leisure centre with swimming pools
        3. Coach   Page 35
        4. Teaching survival skills is important, but often neglected by leisure centres or swimming clubs
        5. Lifeguard   Page 36
        6. The local pool was looking for part-time lifeguards
        7. Pool Boy   Page 37
        8. My business takes me to many swimming pools nearby
        9. Sea Survival   Page 38
        10. The local sea training centre offers a variety of exciting safety courses
        11. Spa   Page 39
        12. Working at a health spa is a great job
        13. Teachers   Page 40
        14. Swimming teachers help people of all ages and abilities to develop swimming skills and techniques

      5. Resort   Page 41
      6. I worked as a pool attendant at a wellness resort hotel
        1. Guests   Page 42   Updated 2022-09-16
        2. Misha was soaking wet and thanked me
        3. Survival   Page 43   Updated 2022-09-05
        4. After lunch I changed into a dry tee-shirt and tracksuit for the advanced swimming lesson
        5. Teenagers   Page 44   Updated 2022-09-05
        6. His dark nylon anorak glistened in the sunlight with every swim stroke
        7. Weather   Page 45   Updated 2022-09-16
        8. I had no choice but to get my dry clothes wet again

      7. Summer Camp   Page 46
      8. Some years ago I worked for an amazing adventure centre
        1. Briefing   Page 47   Updated 2022-09-17
        2. The test asessed how well we could swim in clothes
        3. Our Room   Page 48   Updated 2022-09-17
        4. Giovanni was very much into wet clothes and ponchos
        5. Party   Page 49
        6. They set the buffet up in a way that we have to get across the pool
        7. Survival   Page 50
        8. Swimming in clothes was a fun experience for many students
        9. Beach   Page 51
        10. It was a bright sunny morning when we headed for the beach
        11. Canoe   Page 52   Updated 2022-09-17
        12. The wet jogging suit weighed a lot as I climbed back into the boat
        13. Climb   Page 53   Updated 2022-09-17
        14. I was told to put the hood up before I descended into the waterfall
        15. Mud   Page 54
        16. In our soaking wet heavy clothes that was quite a challenge
        17. Rain   Page 55
        18. It was exciting to see so many people jump into the lake
        19. Weekend   Page 56
        20. Nico dived in and swam a few warm-up lengths

      9. Waterpark   Page 57
      10. They were looking for pool staff to assist the lifeguards
        1. First Day   Page 58
        2. The idea of getting my own clothes wet on the first day appealed to me
        3. Lessons   Page 59
        4. My task often was to run the advanced swimming classes
        5. Park Hike   Page 60
        6. This special class teaches basic adventure trekking and wetland hiking
        7. Rookies   Page 61   Updated 2022-09-17
        8. This waterpark has a lifeguard rookie programme
        9. Slides   Page 62   Updated 2022-09-17
        10. This water park has three staff members on each slide

    7. Sports   Page 63   Updated 2022-09-19
    8. You've found the premier watersports magazine dedicated entirely to wet fun sports
      1. Safety   Page 64
      2. We've compiled the best water safety tips we could find
        1. Jellyfish   Page 65
        2. 75% of potentially fatal stings from jellyfish can be prevented
          1. Box Jellyfish   Page 66
          2. It is considered the most lethal jellyfish in the world
          3. Irukandji   Page 67
          4. Its venom is very powerful
          5. Man of War   Page 68
          6. Stings usually cause severe pain to humans
          7. Sea Lice   Page 69
          8. They are microscopic in size and transparent in water

        3. Hypothermia   Page 70
        4. You can develop hypothermia without immediately recognising it
        5. Open Water   Page 71
        6. Always go with other swimmers
        7. Rip Currents   Page 72
        8. Rips are the cause of most rescues performed at beaches
        9. Thunderstorms   Page 73
        10. Each year lightning claims many lives or causes injuries
        11. Waves   Page 74
        12. There are three kinds of waves

      3. Beach   Page 75
      4. The beach is the goto place for lots of wet fun
        1. Fun   Page 76
        2. The beach is the goto place for lots of wet fun
          1. Ball Games   Page 77
          2. Beach ball games are fun with your friends
          3. Bikes   Page 78
          4. Mountain bikers have enormous fun chasing down mudtrails
          5. Rope Swing   Page 79
          6. I got up this morning eager to go on a long hike
          7. Walking on Water   Page 80   Updated 2022-09-03
          8. Walking on water is a new extreme sport
          9. Workout   Page 81
          10. The beach workout helps develop skills for life

        3. Open Water   Page 82   Updated 2022-09-03
        4. There is a freedom and challenge to open water swimming
          1. Learn   Page 83
          2. The beach has a few more challenges than the pool
          3. Warm Up   Page 84
          4. A warm-up before open water swimming can help get your muscles working
          5. Canoe   Page 85
          6. One day we decided to go back to the lake we used to swim in before
          7. Lake   Page 86   Updated 2022-09-04
          8. Lake swimming is an amazing adventure
          9. Rain Swim   Page 87   Updated 2022-09-04
          10. Rain swimming is a wonderful experience
          11. Surf   Page 88
          12. Swimming in the surf can be exhiliarating fun

        5. Running   Page 89
        6. "Running is a watersport?" you may ask
          1. Clothing   Page 90
          2. Running can be a great experience if your clothing fits well
          3. Adventure   Page 91
          4. Adventure Racing is a multi-sport team challenge
          5. Mud Run   Page 92
          6. If you're looking for a different thrill, take part in a Mud Run
            1. Preparation   Page 93
            2. Before you lace up your clean and tidy running shoes, read these tips
            3. Race Day   Page 94
            4. Join a team or find a partner to run with
            5. Reader Story   Page 95
            6. Just after my 16th birthday I took part in a mud run for the first time

          7. Obstacle Run   Page 96
          8. Obstacle courses teach you some useful skills as you prepare for a mud run
            1. Cross Country   Page 97
            2. Teams of runners compete on a course over open or rough terrain
            3. Orienteering   Page 98   Updated 2022-09-18
            4. Orienteering is a running sport involving navigation with a map and compass

          9. Rain Run   Page 99
          10. A rainy day can be the most comfortable day of all
          11. Sand   Page 100
          12. Running on the beach varies a bit from cross country or mud running
          13. Sprietlopen   Page 101
          14. This water game from the Netherlands is all about balance

        7. Snorkeling   Page 102
        8. Face down in the water and breathing through a short tube
          1. Clothes   Page 103
          2. The most hazardous element to snorkelers is the sun
          3. Mask   Page 104
          4. Full-face snorkel masks have only been around for a few years
          5. Pool Practice   Page 105
          6. Pool training is a fun way to get familiar with your snorkeling kit
          7. Toxic Sunscreen   Page 106
          8. Protect the coral reef and wear clothes instead of sun lotion

        9. Stand Up Paddling   Page 107   Updated 2022-09-19
        10. Standup paddle boarding (SUP) is a water sport born from surfing
        11. Surfing   Page 108
        12. Modern-day surfers mostly ride a wave standing up on a surfboard
          1. Bodyboarding   Page 109
          2. There several different ways to ride a bodyboard
          3. Jet Ski   Page 110
          4. Surfers use jet skis to get to waves
          5. Kitesurfing   Page 111
          6. Kiteboarders harness the power of the wind with a large controllable power kite
          7. Windsurfing   Page 112   Updated 2022-09-18
          8. At one time referred to as "surfing's ginger haired cousin"

      5. Boats   Page 113   Updated 2022-09-18
      6. In this section we share with you some useful stuff about boats
        1. Clothes   Page 114
        2. There is a wide range of sailing gear and accessories available on the market today
        3. Pool   Page 115
        4. The best way to learn boat handling is in a swimming pool
        5. Canoeing   Page 116
        6. Paddling your way through the wilderness can be a wonderful opportunity
          1. Pool   Page 117   Updated 2022-09-18
          2. Capsize training in the pool is exciting fun
          3. Capsize   Page 118
          4. Look forward to a few capsizes during your canoeing trips
          5. Summer   Page 119
          6. For the trip we packed quick drying sportswear and rain clothing
          7. Thailand   Page 120
          8. During the rainy season it is not so hot
          9. Wet Trip   Page 121

        7. Kayaking   Page 122
        8. Kayaking is a real fun watersport as you get wet often from spray and rolling
          1. Pool   Page 123   Updated 2022-09-18
          2. The best way to learn kayaking is in a swimming pool
          3. Designs   Page 124
          4. You will get somewhat wet from the water that drops off the paddle
          5. Eskimo Roll   Page 125
          6. To roll your boat up again is an essential skill to save time or even your life
          7. Hand Roll   Page 126   Updated 2022-09-18
          8. Hand rolling is a method of righting a capsized kayak without using a paddle
          9. Rescues   Page 127
          10. Rescue trainings can be great fun when you practice them with your friends
          11. Wet Entry   Page 128
          12. There are two ways to get into your boat when you're in open water
          13. Wet Exit   Page 129
          14. It is natural for you to feel some apprehension and excitement before your first wet exit

        9. Rafting   Page 130   Updated 2022-09-18
        10. Traditional rafting is about paddling along on a raft
          1. Inflatable Rafts   Page 131   Updated 2022-09-18
          2. Ponton Rafts   Page 132   Updated 2022-09-18
          3. Traditional rafting is about paddling along on a raft

        11. Rowing   Page 133
        12. Rowing is a sport which goes back to Ancient Egyptian times
          1. Swim Test   Page 134   Updated 2022-09-18
          2. In a good rowing course you learn to swim fully clothed
          3. Capsize Training   Page 135   Updated 2022-09-18
          4. The capsize drill really is fun!

        13. Sailing   Page 136   Updated 2022-09-18
        14. Being close to the water, and often in it, is a refreshing experience
          1. Dinghy   Page 137   Updated 2022-09-18
          2. This is the real sailing watersport, full of wet action and excitement
          3. Bareboat   Page 138
          4. You rent a boat and skipper it yourself
          5. Flotilla   Page 139
          6. The Ionian Islands of Greece remain the top spot for flotilla sailing
          7. Sailboat Hire   Page 140
          8. Sailing boats take visitors to different beaches or nearby islands

      7. Hiking   Page 141   Updated 2022-09-18
      8. Prepare to get soaking wet and muddy on an amphibious trek
        1. Rain   Page 142   Updated 2022-09-18
        2. Knowing the difference between rain and showers can make your day
        3. Camping   Page 143   Updated 2022-09-18
        4. In this section we share some wet weather camping tips
          1. Adventure   Page 144
          2. The fun exercises on this page prepare you for camping adventures
          3. Bags   Page 145   Updated 2022-09-18
          4. Sealed backpacks keep your kit dry
          5. Setup   Page 146
          6. Rainy days won’t bother you if you come prepared
          7. Shelter   Page 147
          8. Get your poncho as big as you can, if you want to use it as a shelter

        5. Coast   Page 148
        6. Rainy days by the sea are not wasted when you go on a coastal hike
          1. Rockpooling   Page 149
          2. This can be a lot of fun
          3. Safety   Page 150
          4. On this page are a few tips that help you stay safe
          5. Tides   Page 151   Updated 2022-09-18
          6. There is plenty of time to swim and rest while waiting for the tide to change

        7. Cycling   Page 152   Updated 2022-09-18
        8. River   Page 153   Updated 2022-09-18
          1. Safety   Page 154
          2. Canyoning   Page 155
          3. Canyoning is like white water rafting but without the raft
          4. Floating   Page 156
          5. Rafting   Page 157   Updated 2022-09-18
          6. Riverboarding   Page 158   Updated 2022-09-18
          7. Does the combination of white water, adrenaline and spectacular views excite you?
          8. Tracing   Page 159   Updated 2022-09-18
          9. River tracing is a mix of trekking and canyoning
          10. Tubing   Page 160
          11. Tubing means floating on a truck tyre tube

        9. Swimming   Page 161
        10. Rain swimming is a wonderful experience
        11. Wildlife   Page 162
        12. When it rains you can experience nature at its gentle side
          1. Camouflage   Page 163
          2. Clothes   Page 164
          3. Research   Page 165
          4. Routes   Page 166
          5. Wading   Page 167
          6. Wading is a necessary and common requirement for wildlife watching
          7. Waterfalls   Page 168

      9. Pool   Page 169   Updated 2022-09-09
        1. Clothing   Page 170   Updated 2022-09-09
        2. Clothes add greater realism to your swimming and lifesaving practice
          1. Indoor Pools   Page 171
          2. Your swimwear should not limit your ability to move or be too heavy for you
          3. Outdoor Pools   Page 172
          4. Swimmers are advised to wear sun protective clothes
          5. Showers   Page 173
          6. There are way too many people who simply enter the pool without showering
          7. Waterparks   Page 174   Updated 2022-09-18
          8. Your clothes should be comfy the whole time, both wet or dry

        3. Lessons   Page 175   Updated 2022-09-18
        4. Learn Swimming in Clothes
          1. Clothes   Page 176
          2. For fun lessons in the pool you want quick drying clothes
          3. College   Page 177
          4. Every weekday morning before breakfast we had swim training in the pool
          5. Open Water   Page 178
          6. Underwater   Page 179
          7. It becomes more interesting and challenging when you swim in clothes

        5. Parties   Page 180
        6. The thrill is that you wear comfy casual clothes in the water
          1. Clothes   Page 181   Updated 2022-09-18
          2. Bring several outfits so you can change into dry clothes a few times during the party
          3. Dress Code   Page 182   Updated 2022-09-18
          4. A pool party is more fun if you set a simple dress code
          5. Fashion Ideas   Page 183   Updated 2022-09-18
          6. Foam Party   Page 184
          7. You step onto the dance floor that is covered with four feet of soap foam

        7. Swim Camp   Page 185   Updated 2022-09-19
        8. At the end of each academic year my sports university organises Swim Camp
          1. Packing   Page 186   Updated 2022-09-18
          2. Pack your bag early and refine it as you pick up more ideas
          3. Party   Page 187   Updated 2022-09-18
          4. My brother Felix had told me about the wild parties
          5. Basics   Page 188   Updated 2022-09-18
          6. We were meant to get used to swimming in clothes
          7. Lifesaving   Page 189   Updated 2022-09-18
          8. Lifesaving clearly is a contact sport
          9. Run   Page 190
          10. One by one we ran along the wooden jetty and jumped into the lake
          11. Training   Page 191   Updated 2022-09-18
          12. Every day before breakfast we enjoyed our social morning swim

      10. Travel   Page 192
        1. Philippines   Page 193
        2. You'll find some of the best diving and snorkeling reefs
          1. Boracay   Page 194
          2. Boracay's beaches have received awards from numerous travel publications and agencies
          3. Puerto Galera   Page 195
          4. Puerto Galera is only 3 to 4 hours away from Manila by bus and ferry

        3. Thailand   Page 196
          1. Advice   Page 197
          2. The Thai custom is to swim in clothes
            1. Companions   Page 198   Updated 2022-09-17
            2. A companion helps you find your way around Thailand
            3. Rainy Season   Page 199   Updated 2022-09-17
            4. Contrary to popular belief the best time for hiking is the rainy season

          3. Songkran   Page 200
          4. This really is the biggest wet festival worldwide
            1. Clothing Tips   Page 201
            2. The Songkran custom is to get wet in clothes
            3. Romance   Page 202
            4. I went to Chiang Mai with an open mind to see what happens

          5. Beach   Page 203
          6. The Thai custom is to swim in clothes
            1. Koh Samed   Page 204
            2. Pattaya   Page 205   Updated 2022-09-17
            3. Banana Boats   Page 206
            4. Going on a banana boat is a fantastic experience
            5. Your Comments   Page 207   Updated 2022-09-17

          7. Chiang Mai   Page 208
          8. Chiang Mai is blessed with stunning natural beauty and unique indigenous cultural identity
            1. Canyon   Page 209   Updated 2022-09-17
            2. Lake   Page 210
            3. Rice Fields   Page 211
            4. Traditional wet-rice farming requires a great deal of physical labour
            5. Waterfalls   Page 212
            6. Waterfalls are popular with Thais to sit around and have a dip