Swimming And Sinking In British Columbia

Swimming And Sinking In British Columbia

Swimming And Sinking In British Columbia

Courtesy of #National Geographic

When open water swimmers get in and out of the water, they occasionally sink down in soft sand or muddy conditions.

Jessi Harewicz, a recent guest on WOWSA Live, went swimming this week and had a harrowing experience with sinking sand in her native British Columbia, Canada, reported Ned Denison.

She explained, “The mud that we got tuck in was probably or silt pushed around the peninsula from the Fraser River. The yacht club next to where we landed has to dig out salt for the marina every 2 to 3 years due to the silt. There’s that much sediment that gets pushed around the University of British Columbia inlet from the Fraser River.

Watching too many survival videos taught me all 4’s and growing up in British Columbia with crazy mountain climbers, we stay outside in all conditions
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Harewicz explains her marathon swimming and adventure opportunities on WOWSA Live here.

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