Category Archives: open-water

VIDEO: Craig Dietz swims Sharkfest

VIDEO: Craig Dietz swims Sharkfest

  Craig Dietz swims from Alcatraz Island into Aquatic Park, through the San Francisco Bay. About: “Dietz was born without limbs, but embodies effort and positivity. In a message that hits every naysayer and individual with a negative outlook on … Continue reading

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Kristi Johnson: Training for Open Water

Kristi Johnson: Training for Open Water

For any triathlete, the open water swim can be somewhat scary. There is no black line to follow at the bottom of the lake or the ocean. The water is not crystal clear but rather dark and ominous. More often … Continue reading

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Henri Schoeman becomes S. African Champ!

Henri Schoeman becomes S. African Champ!

The following article is a contribution from Mark Etheridge at Road to Rio, 2016. http://www.roadtorio.co.za/2013/03/19/schoeman-roberts-take-national-triathlon-titles/   Schoeman, Roberts take national triathlon titles  Email This Post or  Print This Post Tuesday March 19, 2013By Mark EtheridgeHenri Schoeman and Kate Roberts were crowned South … Continue reading

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Laurie Hug: FINIS Tempo Trainer Pro

Laurie Hug: FINIS Tempo Trainer Pro

About four years ago, I purchased a FINIS Tempo Trainer and immediately loved the product. I started using it during solo training sessions where I found I was able to stay more focused and keep up with more difficult intervals. Setting … Continue reading

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FINIS “Why Swim” video

FINIS "Why Swim" video

Why swim? We all make the trip to the pool for a slightly different reason. Whether you swim for fitness or to escape, we all agree that there is something special about the water. No other sport will leave you … Continue reading

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FINIS Announces Sponsorship of Nicoletta Simonazzi

FINIS Announces Sponsorship of Nicoletta Simonazzi

Livermore, CA – (February 7, 2013) FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products that maximize your swimming potential and technique, announces the two-year sponsorship of athlete, Nicoletta Simonazzi. The Italian open water swimmer’s career skyrocketed in 2009 when she … Continue reading

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Gary Hall: Swimming Myths Debunked (8)

Gary Hall: Swimming Myths Debunked (8)

Ten Swimming Myths Busted Myth #8: When it comes to getting oxygen in freestyle, breathing every cycle is as good as it gets. In almost every other sport but swimming we get the luxury of breathing whenever we want. With maximal exertion, we are … Continue reading

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FINIS Signs Alexander Studzinski

FINIS Signs Alexander Studzinski

Livermore, CA – (January 8, 2013) FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products that maximize your swimming potential and technique, announces the sponsorship of athlete, Alexander Studzinski.  The German open water swimmer from Wiesbaden has competed all over the world, including … Continue reading

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Off Season Swim Training for Triathletes

Off Season Swim Training for Triathletes

It is now October, which means most triathletes are done with their competitive season.  Of those athletes, many will stop swimming completely as they back off of their training for the winter. Come spring time, they will surely find that … Continue reading

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Trent Grimsey on SwimSwam news

Trent Grimsey on SwimSwam news

TALKING WITH AUSTRALIA’S TRENT GRIMSEY ABOUT ENGLISH CHANNEL RECORD Mike Lewis | September 18th, 2012 | Categories: Featured, News, Open Water, Video photo: Mike Lewis / Ola Vista Photography @mike2swim SEARCH RECENT POSTS Talking with Australia’s Trent Grimsey about English Channel Record Make Sense of … Continue reading

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