Tag: masters swimmer

Is It Fair To Slow When Aging?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. We hear all the time how masters swimmers and open water swimmers get better as they age. In contrast to runners, cyclists, triathletes, and athletes from basketball to soccer, many masters swimmers and open water swimmers seem to get better and faster with age. Dara Torres, Cynthia Lewis and Thomas Lurz

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How Times Change In The Open Water

World open water swimming records are not kept by FINA for various reasons including because of the dynamic nature of open water venues. Competitions over the same distance differ in water conditions and temperature, weather and wind, marine life, the position and number of feeding pontoons, the number of swimmers, the position and number of turn buoys,

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