Tag: stinger suits

When Are Stinger Suits Used?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. While stinger suits are used by only a very small handful of open water swimmers around the world during swims where the danger of box jellyfish and other venomous marine life exist, the issue has attracted the attention and interest of the marathon swimming world (see here). Because so few swimmers use

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Chloë McCardel, Calm Before The Calm

Chloë McCardel is getting closer to game day. From Australia to Florida to the Bahamas, McCardel is undergoing her final preparations for her upcoming marathon swim attempt across the Florida Strait from Cuba to Florida. Without any stinger suits, cages, or protection of any kind other than sunscreen, she may go on the next break in the weather. The water

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