Loïc Branda is a former top athlete member of the French open water swimming team. Born in Nice, he discovers at early stage open water swimming on the French Riviera.
" I am an open water swimming true lover, I founded SwimThe Riviera to share my passion of sea swimming "
Before that, Loïc started his professional career by crossing the English Channel in duet in 2004, then swimming all over the world.
During his career he will win 8 France championships, some international races (winner of leg of the European and World cup), and compete in 3 World championships and 2 European ones.
He will decide to successfully retire from his professional career after finishing 5th at the FINA world championships in 2009 on the 25K.
He will then share his experience in a DVD dedicated to open water swimming for beginners and advanced swimmers, complete his coaching degree, write his memoire, and write a paper.
Fascinated by sport and open water swimming, Loïc started working in 2009 as an engineer specialized in water treatments in order to preserve natural environments.
"By creating Swim The Riviera, I will like to share my passion and experience for swimming in the Mediterranean Sea, I will guide you through the nature side of the French Riviera."
For several years, Loïc swam on the entire Swim the Riviera training tracks.
"I will be your coach on each training and will supervised all of your swimming sessions."
Visit Loïc Branda Open Water swimming coaching website