Tag: Mark Perry

Oh The British Are Good

Great Britain is on a role. It has a number of elite superstars that belie its relatively small domestic swimming population (Rebecca Adlington in the pool, Keri-Anne Payne, Cassandra Patten and David Davies in both the pool and open water, and world-renowned channel swimmers like Kevin Murphy, Michael Read, Alison Streeter and many others. It has

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Gel Packs In The Open Water

Open water swimmers often discuss, debate and experiment with different gel packs and drinks before determining what works best for them. There are also discussions concerning when to drink or eat during a race or solo swim (see gel pack in Chloe Sutton's technical swimsuit on left).Various research projects have found that ingestion of a mixture of glucose

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