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Open Water Swim Tips for Triathletes

By Dana MacCorquodale | Published Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Here are a few quick tips for open water swimming! If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to give me a shout (/ask-coach-dana)! Never do an extended open water swim alone. Even the best swimmers in the world succumb to Mother Nature (e.g. Fran Crippen). DO NOT underestimate the water, it could cost you your life. For an open water swim over an hour, you MUST bring a drin ..

Water Safety and Drowning

By Dana MacCorquodale | Published Wednesday, July 04, 2018
10 people drown in the United States every day. Summer is a great time to relax at the beach or pool but water safety is an important issue often forgotten. Drowning is a leading cause of death for children 1-4 years old. Tragedy recently struck Olympic skier Bode Miller’s 3 year old daughter. She drowned in the pool while at a family get together. These tragedies can be prevented i ..

Give open water swimming a try!

By Dana MacCorquodale | Published Tuesday, June 05, 2018
For some triathletes, the swim is an obstacle. For others, the swim is a time for them to shine in a triathlon. They are in their element when in the open water. When you think about swimming, what is the first thing that pops into your head? For most people, images of a pool with crystal blue water comes to mind. However, if they’ve grown up swimming on a competitive team, it&rsquo ..