Tag: neoprene

Staying Warm, Navigating With Neoprene

Staying Warm, Navigating With Neoprene Courtesy of Lexie Kelly and @thezoghbistudio for SwimOutlet SwimOutlet asked Lexie Kelly to review full sleeve wetsuits. Her reviews of the following wetsuits from TYR, Zone 3, Aqua Sphere, Orca and Speedo are here: * TYR Women's Hurricane Cat 5 Fullsleeve Triathlon Wetsuit * Zone 3 Women's Aspire Fullsleeve

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JBay Cold Water Swim Classic Returns

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. There will be a gathering of the tribe of South African open water swimmers in Jeffreys Bay on July 12th as part of the Jeffreys Bay WinterFest. "Some of the big guns in the sport are busy preparing to swim the 7.5K JBay Cold Water Swim Classic," explains butterflyer Brenton Williams. The swim, presented

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Erin Bakey Brown At Home In The Sea

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. There are probably few people on Earth more comfortable in the open water and its denizens of the deep than Erin Bakey Brown. The 45-year-old recently completed the Alcatraz Sharkfest in the bioprene division, although for work she is occasionally wrapped in neoprene. The aquatic mammal trainer is a former

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Matt Drew Running Towards The Open Water

Matt Drew is a 40-year-old open water swimmer from Glasgow, Scotland. He has completed an English Channel relay and an end-to-end swim across Coniston Water as well as participated in the Scottish Gas Scottish Open Water Swimming Championships, Scottish Masters and the Ye Amphibious Ancients Bathing Association mile swim. "I love swimming in the lochs and

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Well Done. Cruising In Coniston Water

A beautiful day in the Lake District greeted British swimmers in the Lake District National Park’s Coniston Water on September 14th. With 250 swimmers, the course of Chillswim Coniston was the entire 5.25-mile length of the lake from Low Water End to Monk Coniston. Swimmers were split into three start times based on their predicted speed. In the

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