Swimming education is a hot-button issue in Vietnam. With thousands of drowning deaths occurring each year, it’s something that should be seen as a crucial need. Unfortunately it isn’t. Vu Ha Kim Vy jumps into the deep end, finding answers to this paradox along the way
May’s Le Fruit Triathlon got you used to the idea of Ho Tram as a place not just about relaxation, and now Ho Tram Water Safety and Water Safety Vietnam want to build on that momentum with a charity swim this Aug. 10. Ho Tram Beach Resort is the site of this ocean swim, with competitions in 500m ocean swimming and 500m beach running, and a 1km beach swim and 1km beach run.
In support of charities supporting vulnerable children in Hoi An, Monster Swim will challenge 60 swimmers to battle the current and the odds on Aug 18 in Hoi An, swimming between one and 10 kilometres along the historic town’s picturesque coastline. The swim culminates in a public finish line at Cua Dai Beach, where spectators can cheer on swimmers as they take their final strokes.