The amateur open water swimming magazine

A hippo swimming with eyes above water like an open water swimmer should sight properly

How to sight in open water

Many swimmers do the bulk of their training in the pool, expecting the transition to open water to be relatively seamless, but there are some aspects of open water swimming that you need to train…

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hundreds of open water swimmers thrashing at a race start

How to manage crowded start anxiety in open water swimming races

If crowded open water race starts give you anxiety, you are not alone: many open water swimmers admit to experiencing discomfort ranging from nerves and fear, to outright panic at the beginning of races. Swimming…

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