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Official Ice Mile - Adam Walker swims in under 5 degrees (Feb 2017)
Open water swimming top tips by Adam Walker

On 4th Feb 2017, Adam Walker swam an official Ice Mile. That's swimming 1 mile in open water in under 5 degrees (3.8 degrees on this occasion), wearing just his swim trunks, hat and goggles! This challenge is part of a series of swims he intends to do and share in order to raise awareness about the conservation of our Oceans.

Find out more here>>

Oceans 7 talk and book signing - (November 2016)
Open water swimming top tips by Adam Walker

Adam Walker will be talking about his incredible Oceans 7 story accompanied with amazing photos and videos from his actual swims. Come and be inspired!
Adams book Man Vs Ocean will also be available on the night, with the opportunity to have your personally signed.

Sat 12th November - Looe Literary Festival, Cornwall more info and to book>>
Sat 19th November - The Lord Crewe Arms, Northumberland more info and to book>>

Open Water Swimming - the basics by Adam Walker (July 2016)
Open water swimming top tips by Adam Walker

Open water swimming ambassador for the RLSS, Adam Walker talks on film about how to stay safe when swimming in open water. With the temperatures rising open water swimming is a great way to stay fit and cool off! But please be aware of these top tips from Adam to stay safe in open water.

To view the video click here>>

Man Vs Ocean - released in Turkey D&R stores (May 2016)
Man Vs Ocean published in Turkey

Following the launch of his autobiography Man Vs Ocean in January 2016, Adam was excited to see his work published by Geoturka in Turkish and out on the shelves of D&R stores throughout Turkey this May!

As well as live book signings in Istanbul, swimming fans also had the opportunity to have their books signed in person during the Aquamaster Championships in Marmaris, an event that Adam hosts twice a year (May and October).

Man Vs Ocean is available for purchase in D&R stores in Turkey.

Adam Walker becomes first RLSS qualified Open Water Lifeguard (May 2016)
Adam Walker - Qualified Open Water Lifeguard

RLSS UK Ambassador, Adam Walker, has become the first RLSS UK Open Water Lifeguard following his pledge last year to help others stay safe while enjoying open water and to encourage the activity in supervised environments.
Saving a life in open water is different on so many levels as to saving a life in the pool.
Launched in April 2016, this qualification equips lifeguards with the right skills to supervise and provide rescue for the nations open water swimmers.

Read more on this here>>

Man Vs Ocean, the autobiography by Adam Walker - release date 7th January 2016
Adam Walker Danny baker Show 5 Live

The book, Man Vs Ocean, an autobiography written by Adam Walker will be released on Thursday 7th January 2016. The first official book signing takes place on this date at Waterstones in Nottingham.
Following the completion of his mammoth challenge, the Oceans 7 in August 2014, Adam has been coaching world-wide, filming for a documentary on Dolphin Intelligence (more to come on this) and writing this inspiring and action packed book full of challenges, not just in the ocean, but life in general.

Look out for upcoming book signing events and how to order your own copy here>>

Adam Walker hosts the first RLSS open water swim event at Ragley Hall, Sept 2015
Adam Walker Danny baker Show 5 Live

Open water swimming ambassador for the RLSS, Adam Walker will host their first ever open water event being held at Ragley Hall, Warwickshire UK. Adam will be accompanied by Mark Foster and Grey Whyte at The "Ragley Crawl" which is being held on Saturday 26th September. There are a selection of events to suit all open water swimming ages and abilities - which includes a rookies swim for 12 years and under!

Find out more here>>

Adam Walker guest hosts The Samsung Bosphorus Swimming Race July 2015
Adam Walker Danny baker Show 5 Live

Adam Walker is spending a week in Turkey for the Samsung Bosphorus Cross Continental Swimming Race on Sunday 26th July. A 6.5km open water race from Asia to Europe with thousands taking part in this world famous swim event. Every year a swimming celebrity guest host is invited to swim the event, but Adam will be the first to accept. He will swim the course and be waiting in Europe to greet the winners of the race as they finish. Find out more here>>

BBC Breakfast's Mike Bushell takes the plunge!
Adam Walker Danny baker Show 5 Live

Mike Bushell joined Adam Walker and a group of open water swimmers to take a dip in the beautiful Lake Windermere, off the shore of The Lakeside Hotel in Newby Bridge on Thursday 4th June 2015. The water was not too warm and Mike was pleased to be wearing his Zoggs wetsuit while interviewing swimmers in the water who are training to swim the English Channel. Look out for this being aired on BBC Breakfast, 1st August!

Adam Walker on Danny Baker Show, BBC 5 Live Sat 6th June 2015
Adam Walker Danny baker Show 5 Live

Following his chat with Danny Baker on the Sausage Sandwich show earlier this year, Adam headed into the 5 Live studio to talk about why he swims oceans and how he went from selling kettles and toasters to taking on the biggest challenge of his life - swimming the Oceans 7, with amusing banter as expected.
Listen to the show here (while available) approx 1:06hrs in>>

Clarins for Men, Adam Walker gets #skinfit
Adam Walker gets skinfit with Clarins for Men

It is quite surprising how many people forget to look after their skin. We may eat well and train hard to keep our bodies in tip top condition, but we should also nourish our skin to keep ourselves looking and feeling super. Adam Walker proudly recommends the Clarins for Men skincare range. As a swimmer, gym work + chlorine + salt water + extreme weather conditions doesnt do your skin any favours. Have a look at Adam starring in this Clarins advert and get #skinfit guys and gals! WATCH THE VIDEO here>>

NEW Red Bull NEPTUNE STEPS Event, March 2015
Adam Walker Red Bull Event

Red Bull have launched a brand new event that is taking place on Sat 28th March 2015 called Neptune Steps. The 420m sprint swim course at Maryhill Locks in Glasgow will challenge competitors at every gate with 8 climbs incorporating rope ladders and cargo nets!

Adam is looking forward to supporting with the commentary at the event as well as interviewing it's challengers. Find out more here>>

Swim Expo March 2015 with Adam Walker
Adam Walker at Manchester Bike Expo

Adam Walker will be at the Manchester Bike/Tri/Run/Swim Expo 2015 coaching lucky competition winners in the Zoggs Endless Pool Zone and on stage each day with Mark Foster talking about his Oceans 7 experiences!

Find out more here >>

Adam Walker in Vanity Fair March 2015
Adam Walker in Vanity Fair In October 2014 Adam Walker attended the One Young World Summit in Dubin as a Councillor. The annual summit collects the most valuable young talent from global and national companies, NGO's, universities and other forward-thinking organisations are joined by world leaders, acting as the One Young World Counsellors. The 4 day event is formulated so that delegates can debate, formulate and share innovative solutions for the pressing issues the world faces.

At past Summits delegates were joined by a line-up of Counsellors that included Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, Bob Geldof, Kofi Annan, Sir Richard Branson, Professor Muhammad Yunus, Jamie Oliver, Jack Dorsey and Arianna Huffington. Vanity Fair support One Young World and took the photo above to include in their March 2015 issue. The 2015 summit is set to take place in Bangkok.
To find out more about OYW please click here>>
To view the Vanity Fair article click here>>

Adam Walker Launches new Zoggs goggles at Tri Show
Adam launches swim goggles for Zoggs As the Open Water and Triathlon Ambassador for Zoggs UK, Adam Walker is proud to be part of the launch of the new Zoggs Predator Flex Titanium Reactor Goggles at the 220 Triathlon Show in February 2015.
Adam has worn Zoggs Predator Flex goggles throughout his Oceans 7 swims and he used the new Titanium Reactors to cross the North Channel. The goggles react to the light as well as holding their performance in variable temperatures and weather conditions. To find out more watch the video starring Adam click here>>
RLSS announce Adam Walker to be Ambassador for Open Water Safety in the UK
Adam Walker Ambassador for RLSS December 2014 - Adam Walker becomes the Open Water Safety Ambassador for the RLSS UK.
With around 85 per cent of all accidental drownings occuring at open water sites in the UK, Adam will work alongside the RLSS to increase awareness of how to enjoy open water safely, to remove the stigma and to educate those who live, work and play near open water sources read more here>>
Look out for more on this throughout 2015!
Adam Walker becomes the Ambassador for Zoggs UK
Adam Walker Ambassador for Zoggs

6th August 2014 - Adam Walker is appointed the Open Water and Triathlon Ambassador for Zoggs UK.
Adam has always trusted in Zoggs swimwear and equipment to get him through his Oceans 7 swims, so it's the perfect partnership.

Adam will be appearing at the 220 Tri Show and Bike Expo with Zoggs next year to promote the release of a new goggle and to offer competition winners the chance of a free swimming lesson in an endless pool! Find out more about Adam and Zoggs here>>

Adam Walker launches new Ocean Walker website
Adam Walker launches Ocean Walker website

December 2014 - Adam Walker launches the Ocean Walker website.

The website features Adams stroke technique, and details on his courses and swim camps that he holds in locations Worldwide. With a link to the Ocean Walker shop, you can book yourself onto one of his swim camps, buy a t-shirt and even arrange a one to one skype lesson (distance is not a barrier)!
Packed with useful information, videos and images for the swimmers to browse through. Click here to view>>

Adam Walker Skype for Schools
Adam Walker Skype in the Classroom

In 2013, on the final leg of his Oceans 7 challenge Adam agreed to take part in a global Skype in the Classroom scheme. Talking to school children and their teachers across the world to educate and motivate as part of a lesson or assembley about his Oceans 7 adventures and what is possible if you put your mind to it. The children really enjoyed watching Adam swimming with Dolphins in the Cook Strait and for Adam it was a rewarding excersize to inspire children using the power of the internet! To find out more about Skype in the Classroom click here>>

 

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