Tag: Tom Kean

The Calm After The Storm

Story of the downstream Bridge to Bridge Swim courtesy of Tom Kean. Photo courtesy of Katia Vastiau at the 14.1 km swim from Henley on Thames to Marlow during the tail-end of Hurricane Bertha. While most of the UK's population spent Sunday morning tucked up indoors avoiding the tail end of Hurricane Bertha, 450 people cut from a slightly different cloth

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Laser Marks The Spot At The Henley Swim

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Laser to mark the straight course along the Henley Swim, one of the World's Top 100 Open Water Swims. Courtesy of Tom Kean of Henley Swim. The Henley Classic kicks off the Henley Swim events. A 2.1 km upstream River Thames swim, it is held over the Henley Royal Regatta course, very early on a Sunday morning

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Be Safe, Not Sorry

Tom Kean of Henley Swim, commented on the issue related to the maximum water temperature of FINA-sanctioned open water swims (that can allow up to 30 minutes of competitive swimming above 31°C). His father was a technical delegate for Formula One, the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) in motor sports. He used to visit teams and oversee the

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