Tag: 5 Oceans

The 1-2-3 of Open Water Swimming

Many sports are about numbers from best times and records to the length of the field and batting averages. Open water swimming is no different with its DPS, SR, TTF, course distances, TOF and water temperatures. Here are a few: One-way: a swim in one direction across a channel, lake, river or other body of water Two-way: a swim that continues two

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Top 10 Things To Fear In The Open Water

During his completion of the 5 Oceans (a marathon swim in the Atlantic, Arctic, Southern, Indian and Pacific Oceans), recent International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame inductee (Honor Swimmer) Lewis Pugh had to study and carefully prepare for various creatures that could be of potential harm to him and his crew. Below are 10 of the most potentially

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