Aerobic distance set plus an aquatic version of the Olympic event of Keirin.
Something for everyone. Triathletes can draft or sight. IMers can IM. Freestylers can practice pace.
This week's pic is of our favorite open-water swimmer, Fran Crippen.
Got a late-season Ironman or Half IM or open-water swim coming up? This week's set will help you hone many important open-water skills while getting in some yardage and having fun.
Swimmers on the Masters team that I coach have a big triathlon this weekend (in Fairlee, VT). Thinking that they might need a bit of taper today, I gave them the following set, which isn't too strenuous, but provides lots of opportunities to practice drafting, sighting, and bilateral breathing.
These pictures are of the pool where we've just started swimming.
Here's a quick drill to help learn good sighting techniques for open-water and triathlon swimming.
With Halloween coming up on Saturday, we're looking for some creative swim-related ideas for costumes. Please share. Links to short videos are welcome (as long as they are rated "G" for Ghouls, Ghosts, Gremlins, and General audiences).
A quick sample pic from our filming in Florida last week. Tell us what this image means to you.