Tag: Nadine Williams

What Boys Can Teach Girls

After watching the 5 km races on Saturday and today's 10 km races, the most physical endurance battle on Planet Earth will be held tomorrow: the women's 10 km world championships in Barcelona, Spain. The physicality of the women will go beyond anything short of an ice hockey or martial arts as the women race around the numerous turn buoys for a fast 10 km

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Swimming Canada, Swimming For Gold

With the Italian team stacked, the American team confident, the German team strong, and the Russian team coming back, it is hard to imagine another team breaking into the highest echelon of international open water swimming. But Canada has that potential. Often overlooked, Canada is primed for breakout performances in the open water events beginning

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Golden Rules Of Open Water Swimming

There are 10 quick golden rules of open water swimming. These rules seem to apply whether or not the swims are short or long, in cold water or warm, in rough water or calm. 1. The turn buoys and shore never seem to get closer. 2. Goggles fog up and goggle straps break at all the wrong times. 3. Touching the shore at the end of a swim is indescribably

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After Hours With Open Water Swimmers

Some athletes go out to bars and restaurants after a competition. Others, like open water swimmers, seem to stay in their comfort zone. Joey Pedraza, Nadine Williams, Kristy Kowal, Lexie Kelly, Luane Rowe, Brooke Bennett, Heather Maitland, Eney Jones, and Zsofia Balazs enjoyed swimming with sting rays at Rum Point on Grand Cayman Island in Cayman Islands.

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