Tag: swim streamer

Things We Ponder In The Open Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The use of swim streamers in channel swims and marathon swims has been debated by a few. But, at the heart of the debate, we wonder, "What is really the practical difference between a channel swimmer who uses a swim streamer and a channel swimmer who swims between two kayakers or between a kayaker and a

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Swim Streamers In Open Water Swimming

Courtesy of WOWSA, from the Tsugaru Channel in Japan to the Straits of Florida in the Caribbean Sea. The Daily News of Open Water Swimming has described and covered swims that use a swim streamer including swims by Stephen Redmond, Darren Miller, Adam Walker, Chris Kraus, Brian Ross, and Rick Gaenzle across the Tsugaru Channel in Japan to Diana Nyad in

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Streaming Straight In The Open Water

Photo courtesy of Christi Barli in the Florida Straits with Diana Nyad. In the Marathon Swimmers Forum, there was criticism of Diana Nyad for use of a swim streamer during her attempts to swim from Cuba to Florida. The criticism ranged from a discussion that it aided her in propulsion to swim streamers are not allowed by other channel swimming

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