Pool Prep, Poolside

Pool Prep, Poolside

Photos of the cold water venue in Tyumen, Russia are courtesy of Nuala Moore.

Concrete is replaced by the crunch of ice at winter swimming competitions. Filters are replaced by chain saws, skimming nets are replaced by ice shovels, pool heaters are replaced by after drop recovery tents. It is an entirely new world out there for winter swimmers.

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