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Stay focused: Why you need to keep up your swim  training all winter long

Stay focused: Why you need to keep up your swim training all winter long

Blog posts   •   Oct 17, 2018 09:16 EDT

Swedish swim champ Adam Paulsson explains why the swimmers among us need to shrug off the wintertime blues and keep focused on maintaining a high level of training.

It’s starting! The Ocean Cleanup begins removing plastic waste from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

It’s starting! The Ocean Cleanup begins removing plastic waste from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Blog posts   •   Oct 16, 2018 07:55 EDT

A 600-meter long pipe has started collecting the plastic waste that makes up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a huge floating pile of trash twice the size of Texas in the Pacific Ocean midway between San Francisco and Hawaii. It's a herculean task applauded by Bluewater which is on its own mission to rid the planet of single-use plastic bottles.

The Midsummer solstice, a time to celebrate the life-giving energy of sun and water

The Midsummer solstice, a time to celebrate the life-giving energy of sun and water

Blog posts   •   Jun 22, 2018 04:33 EDT

There are many things Swedes do well but celebrating the summer solstice, or Midsummer, at the end of June every year is an occasion they have turned into a social art fest.

Chemicals are not being removed from tap water using traditional purification processes

Chemicals are not being removed from tap water using traditional purification processes

Blog posts   •   Jun 08, 2018 08:37 EDT

The current solutions used for water purification cannot be relied upon to combat chemical contaminants finding their way into household water, according to new research by Finnish scientists. The researchers said the risks posed by chemical contaminants require more detailed study.

EU cracks down on single use plastics

Blog posts   •   May 29, 2018 11:08 EDT

European Commission launches new measures against ten single-use plastic products polluting Europe's oceans. Representing around 70 percent of all marine litter, the ten plastic products targeted include cotton buds, plastic plates, straws and lost or abandoned fishing gear.

The joys of open water swimming

The joys of open water swimming

Blog posts   •   May 22, 2018 04:12 EDT

A great sense of freedom can come from swimming in the sea. Bluewater swim champ Adam Paulsson explains how he loves the unique challenge of open-water swims in oceans, lakes and rivers. (Photo: Magnus Peterson)

Get cool in the pool!

Get cool in the pool!

Blog posts   •   Apr 08, 2018 07:56 EDT

Get cool in the pool before you hit the beach this summer! in his latest blog, Bluewater swim ace Adam Paulsson rates the pool one of the best gyms for working out all year round. Give it a go, take the plunge!

Slappna av, dyk i (#4)

Slappna av, dyk i (#4)

Blog posts   •   Mar 08, 2018 04:49 EST

Vare sig du ligger och plaskar i poolen eller om du simmar långdistans i havet så ska det handla om njutningen av att vara i vattnet. Därför, när jag ska ge råd till någon, är det första jag säger att bara slappna av, skriver Bluewater simstjärna Adam Paulsson i sin senaste blogg.

DYK I - 3

DYK I - 3

Blog posts   •   Jan 30, 2018 21:52 EST

Simningen är det perfekta sättet att träna. Det är bra för både yngre och äldre. Det finns nästan ingen chans att du kommer till skada under träningen, och dessutom får du en fantastisk aerobisk träning.

DIVE IN 3

DIVE IN 3

Blog posts   •   Jan 30, 2018 21:38 EST

Here's the third in a series of blogs from fast-emerging Swedish swim star Adam Paulsson who opens the door into the gruelling, yet thrilling world of professional swimming and gives us mere mortals some useful tips to improve our own fun in the water.