ONSHORE Podcast: Ep #033 – Jane Howells

Jane Howells is an open water swimmer in Yeppoon who is in the envious position of regularly being the only one ocean swimming in the gorgeous Cooee Bay.


Date: 21 August 2020
Interview number: 033
Interviewees: Jane Howells 
Cooee Beach, Yeppoon, Queensland


We met up with Jane Howells at her regular open water swim location, Cooee Beach in Yeppoon, Central Queensland. As an emergency nurse and regular pool swimmer, it was the pandemic that really sparked a move to the open water, due to necessity and as a way to relax and step away from the new normal, and she hasn’t looked back.

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In this snippet from the full podcast interview, Andre asked Jane why locals aren’t swimming in the open water in big numbers in Yeppoon, given how perfect the beach is for swimming, her answer? well, it does include a story about her meeting the Coastguard…




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