Tag: bodysurfing

Getting Outside To The Open (Water)

Getting Outside To The Open (Water) Courtesy of The Indoor Generation by VELUX. The Indoor Generation is an impactful campaign that succeeded in creating global awareness of how indoor environment affects people's health and well-being. "The Indoor Generation includes all kinds of common scenes in people's homes, but the film combines that will shocking

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The Future Of Vertical Swimming

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. One of the coolest things in open water swimming is finishing a swim by catching a towering ocean swell, skimming down its face, and bodysurfing to shore. There is a thrill in sprinting to be picked up by the energy of the wave, being thrush forward by its motion, falling forward as the wave breaks, and

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Swimming With Paddles In The Open Water

Swimming With Paddles In The Open Water Courtesy of WOWSA, Livermore, California. It is a rare occurrence when we take swim training equipment into the ocean. Very rare. But if the surf is up along the coast in Huntington Beach, California or down in Mexico, we have taken our training fins and a kickboard in the Pacific Ocean on occasion. Cutting down

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Facing Rough Water Out In The Open

Open water swimmers occasionally hit turbulence and must face surface chop. While rough water and whitecaps are the bane of most open water swimmers and their escort pilots and crew, some experienced veterans prefer rough water conditions in a race so they can best utilize their ocean-faring skills. [Read more...] Copyright © 2012 by Open Water

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