Triathlete Rhys Davey now coaches swimming in the Elite Endless Pool at Aquatread, the Leeds training facility founded by Olympic medalists Alistair and Jonny Brownlee.
“Pretty dreadful, really,” is Simon’s assessment of his 1st swim lesson, recorded here in Coach Mary Hardwick’s Endless Pool. As you can see in this time-lapse video, over 17 months, his stroke sharpened and his body leveled out. “The pool has been brilliant!" he says.
“I tried setting it on 1 min/100-yard pace and almost got blown out the back of the pool,” says professional triathlete Luke McKenzie of the Elite Endless Pool in his backyard. After finishing 2nd at the IRONMAN World Championship, he’s using his backyard Endless Pool for stroke and transition training.
"We're basically all using the pool," says Melissa Kinmartin with a laugh. A triathlete and a fitness coach, she's an unsurprising fan of Endless Pools®. With her husband and three kids all dipping in regularly too, their High Performance model doubles as the family pool!
How much improvement can you make in a one-hour swim lesson? Quite a bit, if you’re novice triathlete Gareth Jones and you’re training in the Elite Endless Pool® with Coach John Wood of Tri-Coaching!
How did Formula One driver Jenson Button fare in a performance lab when pitted against the Brownlee Brothers, Olympic triathletes eight and ten years his junior?
Lionel Sanders is about to be put to the test. The 29-year-old professional triathlete sees himself as "a weak swimmer," but he just upped his game: he's been training in his own High Performance Endless Pool® for two months, ...
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.
Last week, professional triathlete Andrew Starykowicz (STARK-o-witz) recounted how he used his Performance Endless Pool® to quicken his recovery from 2015 bone-spur surgery. Andrew came back to win the 2016 IRONMAN 70.3 New Orleans. Today, he discusses other benefits to his triathlon training in his basement Endless Pool.
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.