Tag: Bonnie Ford

Responsible Reporting: How ESPN Does It

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Many mainstream reporters write about the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim where subject experts claim that "99% of athletes will be ill" as a result of the poor water conditions in Copacabana Beach during the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. These reporters and commentators predict all kinds of problems with the marathon

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Trouble Beneath The Surface

"Most triathletes are under-prepared for their triathlon open water swim segment," wrote Gerry Rodrigues in an interview with ESPN. "Introduce the extreme element of super cold water, coupled with their anxiety from a crowded field race environment, lack of prep, fast race start without warm-up, a tight wetsuit and a predisposed health condition, the formula

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