Tag: Martina Grimaldi

Choosing Words Wisely

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Simon Griffiths of H2Open Magazine penned a thoughtful and introspective article on Why our choice of words matters to our fellow swimmers (see here). Griffiths explains in his article about how he reflected on the use of the term, disabled swimmer. "The preferred wording is 'swimmer with a disability' as

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Feeding The Open Water Swimmers

Photo courtesy of Dr. Jim Miller. Because of the strong winds and turbulence in the offshore waters of Playa del Carmen, Mexico, the course was slightly modified and the feeding pontoons were discarded in a nod for safety. Instead, coaches were asked to feed their athletes at the most recent FINA 10 km Marathon Swimming World Cup race from an in-the-water

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