Tag: Robben Island

Lockdown Swimming Around The World

Lockdown Swimming Around The World Courtesy of WOWSA, Cape Town, South Africa and Flathead Lake, Montana. Open water swimmers are flexible, adaptable, and creative. If the water gets rougher or colder, they adapt and swim on. If the currents and tides gets stronger and flows in the opposite direction, they adapt to the situation both mentally and

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Railroading In The Ocean

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Big, smooth displacements of water in the ocean - the rhythmic movement of ocean swells - can be used to your advantage while swimming in the coastal open water locations. Railroading is when a swimmer uses the power of large wind-generated waves or ocean swells to push them forward as they swim towards

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