Tag: Mark Warkentin

Olympian Mark Warkentin On WOWSA Live

Olympian Mark Warkentin On WOWSA Live Sponsored by KAATSU Global, Huntington Beach, California. In a throwback episode (from January 2011) of Open Water Wednesday (the precursor to WOWSA Live), 2008 Olympian Mark Warkentin talks briefly about nutrition. In 2010, Warkentin had a special mano-a-mano match race against Petar Stoychev around Manhattan Island,

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Mark Warkentin On Being An Olympian

Mark Warkentin On Being An Olympian Courtesy of WOWSA, Beijing, China. Mark Warkentin, a 2008 Olympic marathon swimmer from Santa Barbara, California, had trained with and raced against Olympic medalists and Olympians for much of his pool swimming career. But it was not until the 2008 World Open Water Swimming Championships in Sevilla, Spain until he

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Go To The Gear And Other Swimming Terms

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Go to the gear is the action of grabbing one's hand paddles, pull buoys, snorkel, fins and/or kickboards by competitive pool swimmers after a hard main set in a pool workout. The action implies a less strenuous set of pulling or kicking than the previous more difficult set of straight swimming without

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