Tag: BCT Gdynia Marathon

BCT Gdynia Marathon 2015

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. BCT Gdynia Marathon 2015 has a new formula, scheduled between August 21st-23rd. Fifteen competitive swimmers will participate in 20 km Hel – Gdynia Marathon while up to 150 swimmers will compete in the 2.95 km Open Race or the 4x200m relay race or 800m Splash Race. “This year we would like all races to

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BCT Gdynia Marathon 2015

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Tomasz Pąchalski announced the fifth edition of BCT Gdynia Marathon that will be held between August 21st – 23rd. The 21 km race will take place between Hel peninsula and Gdynia City Beach in Poland with cash prizes of US$28,000. The top man and women will win US$10,000. For more information, visit

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Where To Swim In A Pack?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. When there is a pack of swimmers, where should you swim? If you breathe primarily to the right, you want the pack on your right as you draft and sight off the lead swimmers. If you breathe primarily to the left, you want the pack on your left as you draft and sight off the lead swimmers. If you breathe

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The Intensity Of Competition

Courtesy of BCT Gdynia Marathon in Poland. What is the eye of the tiger in the open water swimming world? * gazing out towards the horizon * a calm intensity * deep breathing with visualization of success * confidence in managing the water and weather conditions * understanding that the unexpected is to be expected Photo shows the start of the BCT Gdynia

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Looking For A Few Good Men And Women

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. It is not often that excellent amateur swimmers or fast masters swimmers can race head-to-head against professionals. But the 20.5 km BCT Gdynia Marathon Swim is looking for experienced and proven amateurs to test themselves against the following professional swimmers: · Sebastian Karaś (Poland) · Jose

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Tomasz Pąchalski Helps Prepare Poland

Tomasz Pąchalski is a young man with a passion for open water swimming. The 26-year-old manager of the professional-amateur BCT Gdynia Marathon in Poland recently gave a highly-acclaimed lecture at the Polish National Coaching Conference held in Krakow between September 26th to 29th of September. The largest swimming conference in Poland attracted 350

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