Richard Broer Talks About Dutch Open Water Swimming On WOWSA Live

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International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Honor Contributor Richard Broer talked about open water swimming in the Netherlands with International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame chairman Ned Denison on today’s edition of WOWSA Live.

Broer, a psychologist and experienced communication skills trainer who specializes in worker participation counsels, described the following:

* swimming across the Strait of Gibraltar
* coaching swimmers across the English Channel and the IJsselmeer
* the existence of illegal or wild swims
* meeting with Herman Willemse
* his work on the Technical Open Water Swimming Committee in the Royal Dutch Swimming Federation
* swimming in the canals and lakes in the Netherlands, a tradition that started in 1948
* the strong tradition of swimming breaststroke in the open water
* putting together an early international open water swimming calendar
* swimming with Channel Team Wassenaar, a successful two-way 28-hour English Channel relay [shown above with Ralph van der Lely, Robert van de Velde, Jeroen Rodenburg, Dick van der Holst, Hans van Veen, with coach Katja Bollen in September 2014)

For more information about his coaching, Broer can be reached via email at [email protected]

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