Most triathletes are under-prepared for their triathlon open water swim segment,” wrote Gerry Rodrigues in an interview with ESPN. “Introduce the extreme element of super cold water, coupled with their anxiety from a crowded field race environment, lack of prep, fast race start without warm-up, a tight wetsuit and a predisposed health condition, the formula is now there for increased problems.”

Read Bonnie Ford‘s article in ESPN’s Outside the Lines called Trouble Beneath The Surface here.

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