The Swimming World Of Open Water Swimming

The Swimming World Of Open Water Swimming

Swimming World TV interviewed Steven Munatones on a variety of topics from his new book Open Water Swimming to the allure of open water swimming that has inspired and challenged many people around the world. He also offers a preview of the world championships and who might contend for gold.

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The cover of the book shows Maarten van der Weijden, the leukemia survivor who won the 2008 Beijing Olympics 10K Marathon Swim. In the book, there is a detailed analysis of the four fundamental racing strategies used by world-class open water swimmers – two of which were classically used by Maarten and his female Olympic 10K Marathon Swim gold medalist counterpart, Larisa Ilchenko.

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