Ella Foote is a UK-based journalist, Contributing Editor at Outdoor Swimmer magazine, coach, and year-round outdoor swimmer. Ella writes about swimming, water quality, and being plus size in the outdoors. She has completed swims including an English Channel relay crossing, the Thames Marathon 14k, and the Dart 10k, as well as smaller dips and dunks. In 2018, she launched Dip Advisor. An intrepid swim explorer, she is constantly seeking out new rivers, lakes, ponds, seas, and pools to plunge into. You can follow her and her adventures on Instagram.