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01 January 1970, 01:00

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A documentary tracing Nigel Reid’s journey from casual swimmer used to winter morning swims at South London’s Tooting Bec Lido to the gruelling National Cold Water Swimming Championships of Finland.

Along the way, he meets an array of interesting characters, from once-a-week dippers to devoted water lovers, as he takes his hobby to the next level in an attempt to get into better shape.

Part of Community Channel’s Living It Up season:

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