Tag: POW

POW Clinics In Woollett Aquatic Center

POW Clinics In Woollett Aquatic Center Courtesy of Mike Collins, California. Mike Collins and Natalie Barrad hosted the first of their two annual POW (Pool Open Water) events at the Woollett Aquatic Center in Irvine, California. "The open water practices are free; however, the POW Skills Clinic cost US$150 and are required to attend open water

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Wow, POW Goes National With Alex Meyer

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Olympian ​​Alex Meyer will lead two separate POW (Pool Open Water) events on the West and East coasts of the United States. He will start off his national POW tour in New Jersey with the New Jersey Local Masters Swimming Committee on April 2nd with the Berkeley Aquatic Club in New Providence. Then he will

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Swimming Squares In Shikijima

Courtesy of Yumi Kida in Shikijima, Gunma Prefecture, Japan. A formal POW (Pool Open Water) competition was conducted in Shikijima in Saitama, Japan last weekend (インドアオープンウォータースイミングin敷島 or Indoor Open Water Swimming in Shikijima). Each rectangular loop was 100m in the 50m indoor pool with many of Japan's best open water swimmers taking part in the 500m,

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POWerful Training In Warsaw, Poland

Tom Pąchalski, BCT head Coach and manager, and Andrzej Skorykow, head coach of the Warsaw Masters Team in Poland, conduct POW (Pool Open Water) sessions and seminars in Warsaw, Poland. Skorykow, a former member of the Polish national water polo team, has rough water experience that comes in handy to help instruct and assure newcomers to the sport. For

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Text Messages From Open Water Swimmers

LOL, CU, UR, and all kinds of abbreviations, acronyms, emoticons, smileys, onomatopoeic and stylized spellings are used all over the Internet, in forums, emails and via text. So what kind of English abbreviations and acronyms can be used or texted by triathletes or open water swimmers? Here are a few: RFC: or really freaking cold, real frantic chill,

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Swimming Is Medicine

Dr. Robert Sallis, Chairman of Exercise is Medicine®, spoke at the International Convention on Science, Education and Medicine in Sport in Glasgow, Scotland in July as part of the official sports medicine conference for the 2012 London Olympic Games. Dr. Sallis, a practicing physician from California, gave the closing keynote lecture on the topic of

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