Tag: Troy Prinsloo

Rules Rule From Start To Finish

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The open water swimming community understands the importance of rules in mass open water swimming competitions. No one wants unfair competition or unsportsmanlike conduct to be prevalent - let alone exist - in the sport. While inadvertent physicality exists, especially around the turn buoys and at the

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Ho vs. Prinsloo Déjà Vu In Midmar

Less than 24 hours after Chad Ho (shown with white swim cap) and Troy Prinsloo (shown with multi-colored cap) went stroke-for-stroke in an epic aQuellé Midmar Mile, the two South African rivals returned to the Midmar Dam and renewed their increasingly frequent mano-a-mano battles again. This time, Ho and Prinsloo faced off at the 10 km South African

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Ho High Fives At aQuellé Midmar Mile

Like the epic boxing matches between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier, Chad Ho and Troy Prinsloo went blow-for-blow and culminated the aQuellé Midmar Mile with the most exciting race ever. As the men swam stroke for stroke, it was the epitome of a mano-a-mano battle. "The way Chad had been swimming I knew it was going to be tough," said the two-time Olympian

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Chad Ho At The FINA World Championships

The pace of the top-level swimmers is getting faster and faster at each major championship - and the number of swimmers vying for medals continues to increase. To understand how close the top competitors are at the 2013 FINA World Championships, we can look at Chad Ho of South Africa (shown with teammate Troy Prinsloo). The 2008 Olympian placed fourth in

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