Only In Pink For Breaststroking Open Water Swimmers

Only In Pink For Breaststroking Open Water Swimmers

The British Long Distance Swimming Association reminded swimmers in its recent newsletter that pink swim caps must be worn for all swim over 2K by swimmers who swim breaststroke. Non-breaststroke swimmers wear any colour except pink of white. And in keeping with tradition, no body suits are allowed or neoprene or other insulating/buoyancy enhancing material may be used for any purpose, including caps.

Only one sleeveless and legless costume where sleeveless means the costume must not extend beyond the end of the shoulder onto the upper arm and legless means the costume must not extend lower than the crotch onto the upper leg.

Photo of Lynn Kubasek wearing one of her caps in the Pacific Ocean.

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