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Olympic swimmer Alice Dearing on the 200 Voices podcast
200 Voices an RNLI podcast

‘Swimming feels like a second way of walking to me’

Episode 45 - Turning the Tide: Alice Dearing

Team GB’s first black female Olympic swimmer on the sport that can save your life.

95% of black adults and 80% of black children in England don’t swim. The co-founder of The Black Swimming Association, Alice Dearing, is on a mission to change that. Hear why seeing people take their first few steps into water, often fighting deep-seated fears, sometimes moves her to tears.