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Overcoming a Fear of Open Water. Guest Blog by triathlete and open water swimmer Helen Dickens

We each have a unique relationship with the water. In this guest blog, Helen Dickens describes her swimming journey from someone who was bereaved by drowning and scared to put her face in the water to triathlete, open water swimmer and chasing turtles in the ocean. 1,207 more words


Open Water Swimming Tips

Canandaigua Lake, one of the beautiful Finger Lakes near my parents house. As a swimmer and triathlete, having the Finger Lakes near you is magnificent. I was so spoiled growing up and not realizing that not everyone got to see this, or swim in places like this. 850 more words

Swimming Ebb and Flow

Originally, I was going to write the following sentence as the opening sentence, but upon writing it felt a bit too heavily infused with ego and desire to control.  367 more words

Your first triathlon: Improving your swim

Doing an open water swim can be daunting, especially if your first experience of it, is at the start of a triathlon, surrounded by over 100 other people. 243 more words

Race Preparation

Triability Coaching Master Swim Workout # 060115

All Swimmers-

400 warm-up
6×50 w/ :15 rest (kick) board or buoy
6×50 w/ :15 rest (free/non-free by 25)
6×50 w/ :15 rest (25 FAST/25 easy) 14 more words

Triability Coaching Master Swim Sessions #33115

This swim was from Wednesday’s master session~

A swim~
1 x 200 free (W/u)       w/+35
4×50 (kick/drill by 25)            w/+20
4×75 (odds: fly/bk/br; evens: bk/br/free) (or) choice… 117 more words

Deschutes Dash Triathlon: Race Day Recap

On the day of the race, team We Heard They Have Beer Here was up before sunrise. We loaded up the sprinter, and headed down to Riverbend park to begin our race preparations. 1,737 more words