Photo courtesy of Dirk Erasmus at Cape Recife, South Africa.

California ocean swimmer Penelope Nagel coined another open water swimming term – a blend of swell + hallucination – while on an ocean swim outside of La Jolla Cove, California:

Swellunication is the state or condition of becoming disoriented in the ocean among swells, believing that one has swum further than the actual distance swum.

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