Say Hey To: Sophie Hellyer – GAME CHANGERS
- By Sasha Gibson
- 10th Apr 2019
Say hey to our latest Game Changer: cold water swimmer, surfer and activist, Sophie Hellyer!
Sophie grew up by the water from a young age, and by the age of 15 was British Surfing Champion. After moving to landlocked areas in her adult life, Sophie had figure out away to get her water fix away from the waves. After a friend introduced her to cold water swimming she found there was no limitation to the benefits. From treating feeling anxiety and depression, to better circulation and bodily health, Sophie became hooked on the feeling of focusing her mind and breath to the water. Watch the video below to see Sophie plunge into her coldest dip yet (Yes, that is ice you can see!) and hear more about her story, and how she hopes to build the community and spread the word of cold water swimming.