Tag: sunscreen

Four Types Of Open Water Swimmers

Four Types Of Open Water Swimmers Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. In the global community of open water swimming, we have observed fundamentally 4 general groups of athletes: 1. Competitive swimmers (i.e., youth, teenage or young adult athletes who are currently or former age-group swimmers or collegiate swimmers) 2. Masters swimmers

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Swimmer’s Tans Of All Types

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Open water swimmers often apply sunscreens and sunblocks to their skin in order to prevent sunburn, suntan, and swimmer's tans of all types. But swimmers have unique body tanning locations including raccoon eyes and panda eyes due to their goggless as well as swim cap tans due to their swim caps. Open

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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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Vacations Around The Open Water

This advertisement from the 1950's was well-known in the United States. The allure of getting bronzed, the feeling of warmth and comfort lounging in the sand or pool side, vacationing in a resort hotel or near a lakeside villa are concepts that have been pushed and promoted by the travel industry for decades. And water always seems to be the common

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