Tools Of The Trade, Timing Transponders

Tools Of The Trade, Timing Transponders

Runners cross a waist-high finish line. Gymnasts and divers receive their scores from a panel of judges. Volleyball and basketball players strive to score more points than the other team. How are the athletes of the open water swimming judged? Is it any different from triathlons or land-based endurance events? In some swims, official times are not given. In other races, timing is a major deal where various factors come into play in the marine environment. [Read more…] Copyright © 2008 – 2012 by World Open Water Swimming Association