Author: Valeria Molfino

Triathlon & Open Water

You are an open-water swimmer if…

Lots of swimmers do not even know what open-water swimming is: not only do they ignore it, but even if they are familiar with it they claim that the only …

Written by: Valeria Molfino 8 June '21 0
A Swimmer's life

The mantra for becoming a stronger swimmer!

I have often entered races because I needed a new goal. I needed the motivation to get off the sofa and plunge into the cold water. The idea of competing …

Written by: Valeria Molfino 26 November '20 0
Just for Women

Locker room horror stories

The 5 worst things that can happen to a female swimmer in the locker room “Everything that happens in the locker room stays in the locker room”, Brad Pitt would …

Written by: Valeria Molfino 31 October '18 0
Triathlon & Open Water

Every single swim start

Every time it’s the same old story. Both when we find ourselves on the starting blocks by the pools, both if we’re in the open water before a triathlon, the …

Written by: Valeria Molfino 16 May '18 0
A Swimmer's life

What does it mean to be the parent of an athlete?

Often, while waiting to start my workouts, I stop to notice how the people on the side of the pool observe the lessons and what’s going on in the pool. …

Written by: Valeria Molfino 13 April '18 0
Triathlon & Open Water

Triathlon is a matter of family

If you’re thinking about starting to compete in triathlons, it’s important for you to understand that the fatigue of your workouts won’t be your only issue. Triathlon is an intense …

Written by: Valeria Molfino 26 January '18 0
A Swimmer's life

The worst enemy of all swimmers

If I would ask you what your biggest enemy in the pool is, what would you answer? Who do you think of if I tell you to think of your …

Written by: Valeria Molfino 18 January '18 0
Just for Women

How to get ready to go out after a training session in the pool

There are two schools of thought when it comes to the best outfit to wear for going to the swimming pool. Some girls put on their best clothes because they always like to look stylish, while others, like me, always …

Written by: Valeria Molfino 28 December '17 0
Triathlon & Open Water

5 rules to beat the tricksters of the open water competitions

Things don’t always go as planned. Competitions are often full of unpredicted moments, risks and unexpected episodes that disrupt the otherwise perfect competition that we’d planned so perfectly. Usually one …

Written by: Valeria Molfino 22 December '17 0
A Swimmer's life

That race….that I never swam

We read, we talk and sometimes we write about the memories of the races we’ve been in: we describe our success stories, our fears, the events and the unexpected circumstances …

Written by: Valeria Molfino 10 November '17 0