Tag: feeding

What Have You Eaten In The Open Water?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Capri Djatiasmoro has seen it all. "Each swimmer has their own unique go-to comfort food. As a crew member, I have seen everything from bon bons, oatmeal cookies and Kit Kats to apple sauce, egg salad, and prosciutto. You name it, it 's out there." In the open water swimming community, many foods and

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Open Water Training In An Endless Pool

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. While Endless Pools are extremely useful, compact, free-standing pools with swim current generators that enable swimming in place. The pools can be used year-round and in locations (e.g., homes and training centers) where a normal size swimming pools may not be practical. The Endless Pools come in

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Surfing, Yes…Swimming, For Sure

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. While Webber Wave Pools are meant for surfers who would create a dynamic market for their artificial wave pools, we think that these types of wave pools would serve as outstanding training facilities for triathletes and ocean swimmers interested in learning how to deal with the dynamics of the open

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Feed And Move Away In The Free Zone

If a bunch of professional marathon swimmers are competing together, it usually causes a huge pack. The pacing, positioning, and drafting skills are called upon. But the safety issue involves feeding. And feeding is done by their coaches, handlers, and trainers on their escort boats. In the beginning of the race and sometimes throughout the race, the

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