Tag: orca

Best Places To Swim Is In The Open Water

Courtesy of Raúl Casañas, Marketing Manager for Orca, creator of Best Places To Swim. Best Places To Swim developed by Orca of New Zealand is nominated for the 2015 World Open Water Swimming Offering of the Year for its innovative and easy-to-use platform. Its software and online presence provides an exceptional twist and extraordinary value to open water

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Best Places To Swim By Orca

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Orca launched its new service, BestPlacesToSwim, a worldwide community for open water swimming fans. The service within the Orca website is here (orca.com/us-en/community/best-places-to-swim). Swimmers and triathletes can upload and describe their favorite courses on BestPlacesToSwim as well as download

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2015 FINA Approved Swimwear List

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. FINA has begun updating its list of approved swimwear (see here). The new swimwear list goes into effect beginning January 1st 2015 and includes swimsuits, swim caps and goggles. The list of manufacturers includes 361°, A3 Performance, Adidas, Adolph Kiefer, Agon, Akron, Aqua Lung, Aqua Sphere, Aquadeus,

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Sergio Salomone In Harmony With Orcas

Courtesy of José Díaz of Nadandolibre, Spain. Sergio Salomone from Argentina discusses open water swimming with José Díaz of Nadandolibre (see here in Spanish). Salomone talks about his in-water experiences with an orca. "I swam with the animal that even Great White Sharks fear, the most imposing of all aquatic predators...the Orca (Ballena asesina in

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Humans To Use Orcas To Avoid Sharks

Courtesy of Kickstarter. ORCA or the Ocean Recreation Comfort Apparatus is sonic camouflage designed to keep sharks away from humans when they are surfing, swimming, diving or otherwise recreating in the ocean. The new product is a Kickstarter project that is gradually being crowd funded. The ORCA emits sound waves that mimic killer whales. Based on

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