Tag: Solo Swims of Ontario

Swimming In Your Own Skin

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Bryan Finlay of Solo Swims of Ontario recalls some of his previous research studies, "In my experience, there is a particular feature of some ultra-marathon swimmers that I have noticed over the years. It came from my observations in the 1960s while conducting studies on the biomechanics of skin. On a

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The Thick Skin Of Open Water Swimmers

Extreme swimmers, ice swimmers, channel swimmers and marathon swimmers seem to have thick skin. While they explore the outer boundaries of what is physically possible, these aquatic adventurers apparently truly have thick skin. Bryan Finlay of Solo Swims of Ontario recalls, "In my experience, there is a particular feature of some ultra-marathon swimmers

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