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The ‘South London Allsorts’ cross the Channel!

November 12th, 2020

By Dr Tauni Lanier How an all-women swimming crew faced the ‘villains and heroes’ of the English Channel, in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, for the crossing of a lifetime. “Take a seasickness pill, before we leave,” they said. Not I, I was raised on an island and was as comfortable on a boat […]

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WHAT TAGS MEANS TO ME

July 8th, 2019

By Sheherazade Amin The “Teach A Girl how to Swim” campaign is one that I deeply relate to and thus am thrilled to be an advocate for. As a brown girl, who moved from London to Lahore in her childhood, this campaign highlights the idea of freedom in an otherwise relatively conservative society. I learnt […]

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India´s hidden swim gem: revolutionary origins & community service

May 1st, 2018
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In March 2018, the TAGS team and film crew were hosted by the country’s oldest indigenous swimming association, the National Swimming Association (NSA), a little-known swimming gem in Kolkata, to learn about its history and activities, and to discuss the TAGS campaign with staff and students. The Art Deco headquarters of the National Swimming Association […]

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