The best post I’ve read so far with OWS tips. Great summary and insight
Originally posted on LoneSwimmer:
I’ve written various How To’s about different aspects of open water swimming in detail. This post is intended to be a general round-up of maybe useful advice for triathletes (based on substantial open water swimming experience).
(By the way, I’ll be indexing the How To articles soon similar to the Cold Water Swimming Index, to make it easier to navigate).
- Open water practice is different and separate to pool practice, and equally essential. You need both.
- Breathing and sighting are two SEPARATE activities. Breathe to the side. Sight from LOW over the water (think of it as crocodile eyes).
- Getting through large breaking waves is simple and quick (once you’ve practised it)…
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