Tag: expect the unexpected

A Heartfelt Transformation

A Heartfelt Transformation Prelude: Steven Munatones had a heart attack at his home on May 12th and was hospitalized for a week. During that time, he received many kind messages via social media and has not been able to thank everyone personally for their prayers, thoughts and donations. But he began swimming last week as part of his cardiac

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Expect The Unexpected In Tampa Bay

You just never know. The mantra of the open water - expect the unexpected - nearly always rings true on the Earth Day marathon swimming extravaganza. For 16 years, Ron Collins has organized the Tampa Bay Marathon Swim and experienced swimmers from around the world have gathered on the western coast of Florida to challenge themselves to the 24-mile marathon

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Open Water Swimmers Have The Right Stuff

Without a doubt, open water swimmers - especially channel swimmers - are renowned not only for their physical strengths and stamina, but also for their mental capabilities. They spend hours and hours with much of their vision and hearing impaired swimming with their head down as they follow their escort pilot. They endure all kinds of unique physiological

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Clearly Seeing In The Open Water

When preparing for an open water swim, the first rule of the field of play is to Expect the Unexpected. There are so many dynamic variables inherent in the open water that swimmers have no control over. Conversely, there are things entirely within the swimmer’s realm of control. It is extremely important for the swimmer to have complete confidence and

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