Tag: Eney Jones

Remembering Bob

Remembering Bob Photo courtesy of Bruce Frager. Information courtesy of Ian Emberson, Maui Channel from Lanai to Maui, State of Hawaii. Yesterday among 12 tiger sharks and cross currents, Eney Jones captained an all-star, all-female team of Michelle Mehnert, Olympian Stephanie Horner, Devon Clifford, Olympian Ashley Twichell and Becca Mann at the 48th Maui

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History’s Hardest Swimming Workouts

Some benefits of writing for the Daily News of Open Water Swimming and the monthly Open Water Swimming Magazine is talking with some of history's greatest open water swimmers. In the course of these conversations, these luminaries in the sport have discussed their hardest pool and open water swimming workouts over the course of their careers. "I have

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Brilliant Barbados Brings Smiles

Courtesy of Kristina Evelyn, Barbados Open Water Festival. After hours of heavy rainfall, the flooded roads around Barbados led to the stopping of public transport. But with the 5th Barbados Open Water Festival scheduled to start, a number of visiting swimmers decided to walk to the Carlisle Bay. Swimmers from 12 countries competed in the 1.5 km, 5 km

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Waikiki Much Too Roughwater

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. For only the second time in the past 46 years, the Waikiki Roughwater Swim was cancelled due to unsafe conditions. With large swells relentlessly crashing upon the outer coral reef in Waikiki Bay, the 2.4-mile ocean swim would have been too rough and much too unsafe for the vast majority of swimmers. "We

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Becca Mann Wins Waikiki Roughwater Swim

Photo and results courtesy of Mike Lewis on behalf of the Waikiki Roughwater Swim, Honolulu, Hawaii. Pre-race favorite Becca Mann came through as the locals and media predicted, but Kareena Lee of Australia pushed her. The pair had finished within 3 seconds of each other less than 24 hours earlier when they both had competed in a tough 10 km marathon swim

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Poise Is Power In Open Water Racing

In a competitive open water race or triathlons with a mass start, sometimes athletes get totally boxed in swimming within a large pack, around a turn buoy or even along a straightaway. Veteran open water swimmer Eney Jones observes what the best tend to do, "Poise is power." That is, she recommends that swimmers and triathletes stay cool, calm and

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Eney Jones, A Very Special Person

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Open water swimmer and coach Eney Jones is one in tune with herself, her community and Mother Nature. In her front yard in Colorado, Boulder Creek sits there in the foreground of the majestic Rocky Mountains. As spring and summer rolls around, the snow melts and a tremendous amount of mountain run-off

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Swimming In Place With The BOWSWIM

Training in the front yard of Eney Jones in Colorado seems like fun (see below). But what does she use to hold the triathletes and open water swimmers in position as they swim upstream in Boulder Creek in view of majestic Rocky Mountains? The same things that she used in a pool: a BOWSWIM® Resistance Swimming System. "It is good [for] open water

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Eney’s Endless Endurance Exercise

Some swimmers with significant means build a pool on their property and others invest in an Endless Pool. But open water swimmer and coach Eney Jones is one in tune with nature...and goes a step further. In her front yard in Colorado, Boulder Creek sits there in the foreground of the majestic Rocky Mountains. Then as spring and summer rolls around, the

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