This year, we’re proud to be supporting the Fremantle Foundation and the work it does to help those groups in need in the Fremantle and surrounds. Groups like Fremantle PCYC, Tomorrow Man, Night Hoops, and Ngalla Maya will benefit from your support. Please donate when you register if you can, or use your swim to fundraise. If you have another charity to like to raise funds for, you can set up an Everyday Hero account. Find out more by visiting https://porttopub.com.au/p/fundraising
Our premium sponsor KC Australia is once again in charge of all of the Port to Pub’s participant and general merchandise.
WA family owned and operated since 1981, KC Australia is a proud sponsor, supporting partner and supplier to many sporting codes, clubs, businesses, schools and organisationslocally and nationally. KC Australia specialises in uniform and branding solutions for businesses; providing uniform, merchandise and promotional needs with competitive pricing and an extensive product catalogue to suit all requirements and budget.
Explanation: One of the biggest risks in swimming over long distances is hypothermia. Before your Port to Pub swim, it is crucial you know what it is, signs and symptoms, and how to treat it.
Hypothermia is a significant risk for solo swimmers who are in the water for a very long time, but similarly for teams of four and six, whose members are spending a lot of time on the boat and exposed to the wind.
Physio Tips with Prue Stokes, South Cott Physiotherapy
With Port to Pub only 4 weeks away, I am sure you are all well in to your training. As a Sports Physio working in open water swimming, one of the most common problems I see as the athletes ramp up their training load leading in to an endurance event is a progressive tightening of the upper back, called the thoracic spine.
Good flexibility of the thoracic spine is imperative in open water swimming to enable:
We are so lucky to have the work of Perth-based digital artist Lizzie Marinko feature on the competitor hoodies and towels this year. The piece is created from a photo taken of the 2017 mixed team of four wave start on Leighton Beach.