Porthcawl Christmas Swim to celebrate 50th anniversary

On this Christmas morning about 1500 swimmers took part in the Porthcawl Christmas swim. This whooping crowd broke the record for swimmers in the sea to made the 50th anniversary an amazing success.

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The event is raising money for a hospice and a cancer support centre as well as other local projects.

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This year, swimmers have been asked to follow the theme of clowns and Vikings in memory of two of the event’s mainstays for many years.

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