Fry’s Dynamic Meditation While Open Water Swimming
Dynamic Meditation While Open Water Swimming
Between commuting to Manhattan Island and managing her responsibilities in a high-stress financial services job, Fry finds ample time to train relentlessly and plan for and execute all kinds of marathon swims and channel swims around the world.
But what does she think about during the innumerable hours staring down in the depths of the Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean and lakes and rivers around the world?
Fry gave an in-depth interview to Laura Pappano of Fair Games News. When Fry was asked what she thinks about when she swims, she said, “I don’t think about anything. It’s a complete blank. The only way I can describe it is as a dynamic meditation.”
Read the fascinating article here.
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Southern California native, born 1962, is the creator of the WOWSA Awards, Oceans Seven, Openwaterpedia, Citrus Corps, World Open Water Swimming Association, Daily News of Open Water Swimming, Global Open Water Swimming Conference. He is Chief Executive Officer of KAATSU Global and KAATSU Research Institute. Inductee in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame (Honor Swimmer, Class of 2001) and Ice Swimming Hall of Fame (Honor Contributor – Media, Class of 2019), recipient of the International Swimming Hall of Fame’s Poseidon Award (2016), International Swimming Hall of Fame’s Irving Davids-Captain Roger Wheeler Memorial Award (2010), USA Swimming’s Glen S. Hummer Award (2007, 2010) and Harvard University’s John B. Imrie Award (1984). Served on the FINA Technical Open Water Swimming Committee and as Technical Delegate with the 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games, and 9-time USA Swimming coaching staff.