Tag: turn buoy

Hit, Bruised, Red, Swollen And Smiling

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Swimming in close proximity to a pack in large bodies of water: such is the nature of competitive open water swimming. When large packs of swimmers start together, go around a turn buoy together, or unintentionally swim into each other, there are always potential and elements of physicality. No harm

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Where Landmarks Are Pure Snowy White

Where Landmarks Are Pure Snowy White Courtesy of WOWSA, Southern Ocean, Antarctica. Most people call the ice chunks at the bottom of the Earth icebergs. The men of the Antarctic Circle Ice Challenge - Ram Barkai, Andrew Chin, Toks Viviers, Kieron Palframan, Ryan Stramrood, and Gavin Pike - view it a turn buoy during their Antarctic Circle Ice Challenge in

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If You Are Bleeding, Tell Someone

Sometimes athletes hit rocks, jetties, turn buoys, flotsam, jetsam or other athletes while competing in open water swims. Sometimes, they hit things or people quite hard causing lacerations and blood to appear. In cold water or in murky waters, it may be difficult to know that you are bleeding in these cases. But if you are in an ocean swim, it is always

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POWerful Training In Warsaw, Poland

Tom Pąchalski, BCT head Coach and manager, and Andrzej Skorykow, head coach of the Warsaw Masters Team in Poland, conduct POW (Pool Open Water) sessions and seminars in Warsaw, Poland. Skorykow, a former member of the Polish national water polo team, has rough water experience that comes in handy to help instruct and assure newcomers to the sport. For

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