Tag: Kirsten Cameron

How Long Is An Open Water Race?

Photo of Kirsten Cameron by Antonia Steeg. Article by Kirsten Cameron of EC6, Total Immersion in the English Channel. When swimming in the pool its very clear how long a race is and measurements are consistent between pools and countries around the globe. Therefore a time for 50m free is a time for 50m free no matter where you swim it. Ok there may be

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Preparing To Endure With Elivar

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Donal Hanrahan and Len Dunne are co-founders of Elivar, a product line of carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins and minerals tailored specifically for athletes over the age of 35. Active as aquapreneurs, athletes, and event sponsors, their passion is contagious. They serve as sponsors of the Elivar Open Water

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Mike Bodger’s 60th Birthday Present

Story and photos are courtesy of Kirsten Cameron about Dr. Mike Bodger's attempt to swim the Cook Strait as a 60th birthday present to himself in February 2010. This past week, our household had felt it had become experts on weather and tides. All day every day we have been checking the Met Service and discussing intently the possible implications of

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Gen X Looking To Test Time

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Wayne Soutter has convinced a group of 40-year-olds that it is possible to take down one of the longest standing records in the open water swimming world. Back in 1990, a group of world champions (male and female) coached by two of the most experienced individuals in the world set a relay record across

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