Tag: Daniel Leduc

Water Temperature Check In Pro Races

It is a standard rule before FINA-sanctioned World Cup and Grand Prix events that the water temperature is checked by the race officials 2 hours before the start of the race in the middle of the course and then once again before the race, both in the presence of a representative of the coaches. In some cases, this regulation causes some interesting

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What Happens When Lightening Strikes?

In the case of the professional marathon swimmers at the Traversée Internationale du lac Memphrémagog, the athletes take to their iPhones, Android devices, and Blackberry phones. Only minutes before the athletes were about to do their sprint race, the rain came pouring down and lightening struck. FINA Delegate Daniel Leduc and Daniel Poirier immediately

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What Happens If Lightening Strikes?

After a week of gorgeous weather with sunny skies, perfect air temperatures, and cooling breezes, the weather at the Traversée Internationale du lac Memphrémagog suddenly turned rainy. With the rain, came questions about lightening. What about lightening? What happens if lightening strikes? "Everyone out!" explains Daniel Leduc, the FINA Delegate

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