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The Welcomed Agony Of Open Water Swimming`

When we hear ice swimmers, channel swimmers, marathon swimmers and professional swimmers talk about the pain and agony of open water swimming, we ponder how unique and inspirational these athletes are. Ashley Twichell says, ...at the end of every 10 km …those last 100 meters your body, muscles, and brain are typically all screaming in pain - that feeling of

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Some Channel Swimmers Have Pacemakers

Sometimes a swim buddy truly lives up to the name.A pacemaker (or pace swimmer) is an individual who swims alongside or near a channel swimmer or marathon swimmer to protect, pace or accompany the swimmer. There are specific rules that apply to the number, time and time of duration for the pacemakers by the channel swimming organizations and governing

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