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This Day in Swimming: Stephen Redmond Completes the Oceans Seven

Stephen Redmond emerged from the Tsugaru Channel onto the shores of Hokkaido, Japan. The first person to complete what’s known as the Oceans Seven.

David Adams: Helping Swimmers Feel at One with the Water

“I don’t try to swim anywhere; the end of the pool comes to me. You get in a state of oneness. It sounds totally crazy! I try to get to the highest state of consciousness through swimming.

Making Miracles Happen at the Ironman World Championships

Great sports stories are about overcoming adversity. While the 140.6-mile trek of an IRONMAN triathlon seems sufficiently adverse on its own, Steve Walker and Derek Fitzgerald overcame so much more to finish the grueling course at Kona.

Andrew Starykowicz: From the Top to the Bottom and Back

Professional triathlete Andrew Starykowicz has had quite a journey! In the first installment of his two-part post, he details his recovery from hip surgery – part of which was performed in the Performance Endless Pool® in his basement.

Jay Learns to Swim … for His First Triathlon

“I knew how to swim across the pool for a beer,” Jay Stillman notes dryly. That, of course, was before … before he went to ProSwim Fitness, before he trained in their Endless Pool®, and before he completed his first triathlon just three months later. “My sister is my inspiration,” ...

Coach Hutchinson: Adult Learn-to-Swim Programs Save Lives

Our guest blogger, Dean Hutchinson, has been a physical therapist for nearly two decades. Prior to that, he swam competitively for the Auburn Tigers, one of the country’s preeminent NCAA teams. For National Water Safety Month, we invited him to share his years of experience on the importance of adult ...

Why We Need Water Safety Month (and How to Observe It)

It’s a leisurely summer afternoon. A young girl plays in her backyard pool, while her family and their friends are distracted by music, conversation, and smells from the grill. The adults seem unaware that their inattentiveness could cause tragedy at any moment. Everyone assumes that someone else is paying attention ...

VIDEO: Triathlete Mark Buckingham Takes the Yonda/Endless Pools Challenge

How long does it take for GB Elite Triathlete Mark Buckingham to get into his Yonda® Ghost Wetsuit, swim 100 meters in the Endless Pool®, and then get out of his wetsuit? That was the challenge at last month's Swim Expo, and it earned one participant her own Ghost wetsuit ...

Video: Pete Jacobs at Kona

“I don’t swim in squads; I swim on my own,” notes professional triathlete Pete Jacobs. “I’ve got a pool at home, it’s got a Fastlane® in it. It’s such an advantage for me.” In 2012, Pete won the IRONMAN World Championship. He sat out the race in 2015 due to ...

Save the Legs! How Swimming Agility Training Can Increase Triathlete Efficiency

By Jenni Brozena, MS, CSCS, CES Owner/President of Aqueous www.aqueous.co Goggles fill with water. A recent storm leaves a harsh current. Algae and vegetation cloud the water. It starts to rain, yet the race will go on. These are all environmental factors with which triathletes are regularly faced. It’s easy ...

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