Tag: Tower 26

Hector Gascon, Grateful And Appreciative

Hector Gascon, Grateful And Appreciative Courtesy of Catalina Channel Swimming Federation, Catalina Channel, Southern California. Catalina Channel Swimming Federation confirmed that Hector Gascon of Los Angeles, California overcame some nighttime turbulence to complete his first channel swim across the Catalina Channel on September 19th-20th in 12 hours 31

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Swimming In South Bay + Santa Monica

Swimming In South Bay + Santa Monica Courtesy of WOWSA, South Bay, Los Angeles, California. The South Bay stretches along the southern shores of Santa Monica Bay in Los Angeles. With over 4.6 million people - and tens of thousands of daily beach visitors - all living and working within several kilometers of its wide beaches, it is no wonder that there is a

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Helping Triathletes Improve Their Swim

Courtesy of Gerry Rodrigues, Tower 26, Santa Monica. Coach Gerry Rodrigues, "Tower 26's latest 39-minute Be Race Ready podcast series episode #22 on triathlon swimming is loaded for listening." Rodrigues and co-host Jim Lubinski introduce paraplegic Danny Garcia. "We educate on planning your 2017 season, discuss the final touches of our virtual

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Sun’s Coming Up, Better Get In

Courtesy of WOWSA, Tower 26 workout on Santa Monica Beach, California with Amy Dantzler [smiling above]. How many times have you seen swimmers get up early for a morning practice, rubbing their eyes and moving slowly before getting in the water...and then smiling widely after getting out? So many swimmers move a lot faster and think a lot more positively

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Technical Tips With Tower 26

Part 3 of a series on Tower 26 ocean swimming workouts is courtesy of WOWSA. Early morning workouts in Santa Monica Beach can be tough, but the warm-ups, in's and out's to turn buoys, beach runs, sprints back to shore, and pacing work can make athletes grimace and smile. Coach Gerry Rodrigues of Tower 26, armed with binoculars and a stopwatch, attracts a

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