Lins says to anyone who is thinking about starting open water swimming to go for it. "Ease yourself in gently, and you'll never look back". To read more about Lins' journey click here.
As Lins is relatively new to open water swimming she is a great advocate on helping to spread the #BeSaferBeSeen message with some tips that other new swimmers to open water may want to read about before they start their open water journey.
Watch Lins' video below on her advice to new open water swimmers ranging from what to use in open water, exercise tips, open water swim events, etc.
You can also follow Lins on her Instagram account @lakelife_lins.