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Sidmouth’s first Great Sea Swim a resounding success

Sunday morning saw just over 100 swimmers braving challenging conditions in Sidmouth’s first Great Sea Swim, organised by Sidmouth Surf Lifesaving Club in conjunction with Ace of Clubs Triathlon Club and the event sponsors Kitsons.

The swim was in the aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust and the event raised £3,100 for the valuable services for young people the charity provides.

With a strong southwest wind whipping up a sizable swell, swimmers tackled 1km, 2km and 3km distances. All but two swimmers completed the course.

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