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Brighton woman says swimming has helped her combat mental breakdown

SWIMMING in the cold sea off Brighton probably doesn’t appeal to many Australians, who are used to rather warmer water.

But for one, it has proved a real lifesaver.

Melodie Tyrer, who works in communications. says sea swimming helped her combat a mental breakdown.

The 34-year-old, who lives in Kemp Town, said: “I was working in London in a fast-paced, male-dominated job where the management team would think you didn’t know anything because you were young or a woman.


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