Tag: TRISLIDE

Hair Today Gone Swimming

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Open water swimmers occasionally talk about sharks and jellyfish, cold water and currents. But those with long hair know a more frequent, but understated, problem occurs with swimming long distances: tangled hair that becomes matted under a swim cap and can become damaged by pool chemicals over time. "As

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Loving Lanolin…Or Not

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Open water swimmers, especially channel swimmers and marathon swimmers, have an interesting relationship with lanolin. They use lanolin for prevent chafing or to reduce the initial shock of cold water. They use lanolin with Vaseline or Desitin or Safe Sea or other ointments and creams or anti-chafe spray

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Free Stuff During Countdown To 2015

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. SBR Sports is giving away athletic and aquatic prizes every day until New Year's Day in its 15 day Countdown to 2015. "Submit your name and email to launch and spread the word about the products on our social media," explains online maven Lexie Kelly. "Encourage your friends, family, teammates, and

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Skin Protection From Chafing To Coconuts

Skin Protection From Chafing To Coconuts Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Chafing is a common ailment and complaint among open water swimmers and triathletes. There are three fundamental types of chafing: 1. Skin-on-skin chafing: improper stroke mechanics can cause chafing as can a crossover kick or breathing. 2. Fabric-on-skin chafing:

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TRISLIDE Product Review

Product: TRISLIDE, the anti-chafe continuous spray skin lubricantManufacturer: SBR Sport, Inc.Price: US$13.45 for a 4 oz. aerosol spray canDescription: Anti-chafing skin lubricant in an easy-to-apply continuous aerosol spraySales Pitch: Keeping you comfortable and keeping you competitive The liquid silicone-based TRISLIDE promotes easy and quick entry/exit

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