Tag: Swedish goggles

Clearly Seeing In The Open Water

When preparing for an open water swim, the first rule of the field of play is to Expect the Unexpected. There are so many dynamic variables inherent in the open water that swimmers have no control over. Conversely, there are things entirely within the swimmer’s realm of control. It is extremely important for the swimmer to have complete confidence and

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Groovy Gazing With Goggles Galore

Open water swimmers and triathletes can use all kinds of goggles nowadays. From the compact, size-them-yourself Swedish goggles to the larger panoramic-vision Aqua Sphere Vista Goggles with UV coating, swimmers literally have hundreds of models to choose from. With faces of humanity that comes in all shapes and sizes, the market has responded by offering

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You Know You Are A Triathlete If…

1. A sprint takes you at least 2 hours 2. You know Lava is a magazine 3. Your training bikes cost you more than your car 4. You own many wetsuits in different thicknesses 5. You have 3 coaches, a nutritionist, and a masseuse 6. Bonking is a common topic of discussion 7. Kona only means one thing 8. You shave your legs more than your spouse 9. You can fit

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What Swimmers Have Swedish Lids?

Swedish lids are the calluses that appears as a bump of flesh on the upper eyelids of swimmers who wear Swedish goggles, a popular type of swimming goggles worn by many competitive pool and open water swimmers. The calluses are caused by pressure or friction on the skin caused by the plastic edge of the Swedish goggles pressed against the soft flesh over

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