How Swimrun went from an adventure to a sport

In line with any new sport development, most of the times the sport starts as an adventure, an idea and a concept of just having fun. But before you know it, the sport, if successful, places itself together with many other sports under the umbrella of rules, regulations, clubs, sponsorship and price money – $$$ Enter competition, enter rivalry. Then what happens to the soul, the team spirit, the camaraderie …

European Swimrun Championship

WoS understands that following the creation of multiple national championships (e.g. the recently announced Belgium championship) and the perceived need to unite European nations in light of the BREXIT events, the European Community commission for Sport will announce during its next Forum taking place in Bucharest (Romania) on the 8-9 April 2019 that a European Swimrun Championship  (ESC) will be organised. The team aspect was a key factor of the decision. …