In Jonathan J Scott's short film, "Tonic of the Sea", Katie Maggs takes us on the journey of her having reached the stage of breakdown, of burnout, and sea swimming's crucial role in her recovery. Scott's moving and captivating videography coupled with Katie's refreshingly candid description of this moment in her life led the film to a BAFTA nomination and great success at 2018 Film Festivals.

Have an exclusive read of two chapters from Katie new novel, also named "Tonic of the Sea", which is soon to be published.

If watching this has inspired you to start open water swimming why not swim the River Arun with Aspire? A perfect first outdoor swim.