Golden girl Jade Perry has no plans to hang up her goggles after her world-beating performance at the world ice swimming championships.
Jade, 36, braved bone-chilling temperatures as she competed in two races at the tournament in Russia.
She won two golds in her age group and also came ninth overall in the world in the gruelling 1km ice swim.
The temperatures were so cold that icicles formed on the ropes between the lanes in the outdoor pool.
Jade said: “It’s a dry cold so it almost didn’t feel as bad as a dull dreich day here in Scotland.
“But the water was absolutely Baltic.”
Now back home in Helensburgh, Jade is already preparing for her next challenge on the world stage in the warmer climes of South Korea in August.
She said: “I’m still very, very competitive in my age group.
“I will be competing until I can’t swim any more.
“I’m intending to keep going as long as I can.”
Jade has also started organising a local loony dook in Luss in the hope of inspiring youngsters to take up the sport.
Ice swimming causes competitors’ blood to thicken and they have to battle against their muscles then stiffening.
She said: “I’ve got the utmost respect for everyone getting in the water. It’s fantastic. But I do sometimes wonder why I didn’t get into a normal sport.”
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