Looking back at New Year Swims from past years

Nine pictures looking back at New Year Swims from the past

It's almost time for brave swimmers to take to the water once again at the New Year Swim at Lee Dam, Lumbutts, organised by Todmorden Amateur Swimming Club supported by Todmorden Lions and the Top Brink Inn.

Here's a look back at winners and swimmers from past events. This year's event will take place on Sunday, 13 January with the first race starting at 2pm.

The women's race gets going at Lee Dam back in 2010
The women's race gets going at Lee Dam back in 2010
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In 2008, a large crowd gathered to watch the annual event at Lee Dam, Lumbutts.
In 2008, a large crowd gathered to watch the annual event at Lee Dam, Lumbutts.
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The 2008 Ladies' winner Julie Hornsby proudly lifts the cup
The 2008 Ladies' winner Julie Hornsby proudly lifts the cup
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Sophia Godfrey and Beth Maiden won the fancy dress competition back in 2007.
Sophia Godfrey and Beth Maiden won the fancy dress competition back in 2007.
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