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Timing In The Pool vs. The Open Water

Whenever there is a close race, fans and spectators occasionally wonder, "Why can’t in-the-water open water swims have the same type of timing systems like pool swimming?" There are practical reasons: 1. The finish of an open water race is on a floating pontoon sitting upon a dynamic body of water. That is, the finish is moving up and down as well as left

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