Hip Hopping During Open Water Swimming

Hip Hopping During Open Water Swimming

How many open water swimmers have a song stuck in their head and continue to sing the same song over and over again while swimming? If the choice of music is spot on, it can be comforting and inspirational. If not, that little song in your head can be irritating.

For example, Penny Palfrey continued to sing ‘Stairway To Heaven’ during her 40-hour swim from Little Cayman to Grand Cayman – and she was inspired by certain words during her 68-mile swim.

Back on land, Jose Diaz from Nadandolibre is creating a convergence between music and open water swimming. He made Hip-Hopen-Water, a merger of hip-hop music and his passion for open water swimming. [Read More…]