ONSHORE Podcast: Ep #028 – Gold Coast Open Water Swimming Club

The Gold Coast Open Water Swimming Club is based along the glitter strip famed for its long sandy beaches and bronzed locals.


Date: 8 August 2020
Interview number: 028
Interviewees: Gold Coast Open Water Swimming Club (Steven Cornelius & Peta Logan)  
Kurrawa Beach, Gold Coast


We met up with club founder Steven Cornelius & (his trusty sidekick) Peta Logan after a gorgeous return swim north along the beach to discuss the formation of the registered swimming club, a rarity in the ocean swimming world, plus we dived into the ocean swimming scene on the glitter strip, the growth of the sport in SE Queensland and how marathon swimming has played a big part in the popularity of ocean swimming.

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A little snippet

In this snippet from the full podcast interview, Peta is asked to describe the classic gold coast ocean swimmer, but she mishears for an interesting answer!




Group Details

Name: Gold Coast Open Water Swimming Club
Location: Home base is in front of Kurrawa SLSC, however, there are swims at Miami Beach and Kirra
Meeting times: Saturdays @ 8am at Kurrawa. Midweek swims @ 9am, Monday & Friday at Kurrawa, Tuesday & Thursday at Miami Beach, and Wednesday at Kirra
Contact: Visit the club’s Facebook page and group or turn up at Kurrawa SLSC on a Saturday to get started


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