11 December, 2022
Calum speaks about his experiences and passions for swimming, and how he ties that in with his love for filmmaking
Calum Maclean is a presenter, social media specialist, adventurer and writer based in the Highlands of Scotland.
From presenting regular BBC programs, producing viral content and writing 1001 Outdoor Swimming Tips, Calum specialises in outdoor & adventure sport.
Equally at home emerging from under an iceberg, sampling Scotland’s finest food & drink and interviewing politicians, Calum has a vast set of skills and experience.
Working both in his native Scottish Gaelic and English, he works across live and recorded TV, adventure, tourism campaigns and with various brands.
1001 Outdoor Swimming Tips is Calum Maclean’s first book. It is a huge collection of small tips to improve your outdoor swimming, whether you're a novice or experienced wild swimmer. Everything from biosecurity and safety to cold-water swimming, recovery, the essential gear you’ll need and training is covered.
To find out more information about Calum, head to his website here: https://www.caldamac.com/
Ashley speaks to outdoor swimmer, Calum MacLean. Calum speaks about his experiences and passions for swimming, and how he ties that in with his love for filmmaking.
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