When Open Water Swimmers Lose Sight Of Shore

When Open Water Swimmers Lose Sight Of Shore

André Gide, a French author and winner of the Nobel Prize in literature in 1947, wrote a few apropos passages for the open water swimming community:

One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time


Fish die belly-upward and rise to the surface; it is their way of falling

And a quote that many race directors understand well enough, “Everything that needs to be said has already been said. But since no one was listening, everything must be said again.”

Photo shows Martina Grimaldi

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