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Underground swimming in Paris, from Bastille to République:

Underground swimming in Paris, from Bastille to République:         After having met Jérôme in Morocco last Winter, and having some swim sessions with him several times in the frozen canal, several months ago he showed me photos of a place that would seem to be the grail of the Parisian wild swimmer: the “Canal Saint Martin” underground! The underground part from bastille to… Read more →


Paris Super Wild swimming, the 17th of june 2017

PARIS Super Wild Swimming Version 2.0 PARIS Super Wild Swimming Version 2.0 A week after our adventures in London, this Saturday 17th of June, the buddies are for a big wild swimming day: My friend Jacques Tuset is back with a good idea, it is also the date of the race Open Swim Star (organized by Mr Laurent Neuville who has legally… Read more →


Paris Ice-Swimming

               Paris Ice Swimming: The concept of wild-swimming is now well known into the community of Parisian swimmers: competitions in the Canal de l’Ourcq, the success of the informal events shared by the “laboratoire des baignades urbaines et experimentales“, the promises to make the Seine bathable for the Olympic Games in 2024, the projects… Read more →


Paris Wild-Simming?

Paris Wild-Swimming ? When you are Parisian, you love swimming but it is very difficult for you to go to the municipal swimming pools, how to get out? The solution is very simple: bathing in the Seine and canals!     Actually, no, it’s not so simple, because it is asolutly forbidden to swim in Paris, and you risk to have… Read more →