The Personality Traits And Astrology Of Swimmers

The Personality Traits And Astrology Of Swimmers Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. In astrology, there are twelve different signs: Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius, and Pisces. Some people [...]

The Unique Challenge Of Open Water Swimming

We think the physicality and mental fortitude required to swim in the oceans is an activity that taxes humans like no other for various reasons: Solitary Adversity, Physical Exposure, Absence of Perception, Survival Dependence, and [...]

The Open Water Grave By Gerry Rodrigues

American coach Gerry Rodrigues of Tower 26 in Santa Monica, California penned a strong opinion piece that is gaining much traction in the triathlon community (see here). He made recommendations to the triathlon governing body, [...]

Clocks And Clouds In Swimming And Triathlons

Pace clocks and stop watches that carefully measure time dominate training and competitions among pool swimmers around the world. Interval training, best times and qualification standards dictate the careers of pool swimmers. Waves, winds and [...]

Jimi Kiner, An Aquatic Leader In Tampa

As an outstanding swimmer at The University of Tampa in Florida, Jimi Kiner was a 22-time All-American and national champion in the breaststroke. He culminated his pool swimming career at the 2000 United States Olympic [...]

Hydro Tracker Is Coming To Europe

The acclaimed Hydro Tracker from FINIS will start shipping directly to customers in Europe for its offices throughout Europe next month. The Hydro Tracker enables swimmers and triathletes to know exactly how far, how fast [...]

The Beauty Of Body Surfing

For swimmers in ocean swims along coastlines from Australia to Florida, body surfing is an art that can separate themselves from their competitors if they catch a perfect wave at the finish. It is also [...]

A Must-Have For Open Water Swimmers And Coaches

Goggles and jet travel were game-changers over the past century in the open water world. Goggles enabled training times to lengthen and intercontinental jets made travel significantly faster and easier to different competitions and locations. [...]

Showing Skin At Triathlons And Open Water Swims

The triathlon community has developed a number of interesting rituals, unique traditions and festive fun. Before the annual Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii, there are a variety of events, get-togethers and expos. One of [...]

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