The amateur open water swimming magazine

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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Man swimming freestyle in a speedo shot from below in the ocean

8 game-changing beginner tips for how to swim freestyle

Here are some tips for learning how to swim freestyle that I wish were written down concisely in one place when I started out. The things I wish I could time travel back and tell…

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