The “Click” Moment of Cold Open Water Swimming: The click is shocking — but I’m hooked. Facing my fear of drowning & how I became a superhero with goggles

This is a story that may inspire you to try wild water swimming or understand why the hell people get addicted to this crazy, bone-chilling fitness activity. It’s written by someone ordinary (me) who was afraid of the water but said yes to a dare — and kept swimming until I couldn’t stop. Published in Better Humans.

Photo by Alejandra Ezquerro on Unsplash