open water swimming
Water

Barefoot 10Ks

August 2, 2017 0

To a pure pool swimmer a middle distance event is over in about five minutes, yet to a triathlete a sprint event is going to last for at least an hour. As the number of […]

foggles
Product Reviews

FOGGLE: Anti-fog Towelettes

May 5, 2017 0

No matter how great you are at “sighting” in open water, you cannot swim towards what you cannot see. FOGGLE wipes make sure the only things keeping you from zeroing in on that turn buoy […]

Trislide
Product Reviews

Trislide: Aerosol Wetsuit and Skin Lubricant

April 3, 2017 0

In sprint races, seconds count. In long races comfort is key. TRISLIDE ($16.20 / 4 oz. container) from SBR Sports, Inc is a silicone-based, aerosol lubricant that will get you in and out of a […]

Swimming
Water

Making the Most of Wind, Waves, and Lane Lines

March 30, 2017 0

Polar bear plunges are not the answer for most swimmers and triathletes, so most of us survive winter by just grinding out a few pool yards. Although this summer’s open water and triathlon season may […]

Stand Up Paddling
Water

I Think You Are Going to Need a Bigger Bag

March 30, 2017 0

So referencing a shark movie may not be the best way to introduce a perspective switch on open water; however if you change what you pack and how you approach the water beyond the pool […]

Water

Ocean Swimming in a Cement Pond

March 29, 2017 0

Very few of us are going to be spending winter and early spring in the South Pacific, or even South Florida where the only frozen water is ice in the drinks, yet if your 2017 […]