Category: Triathlon & Open Water

Triathlon & Open Water

Open water swimming: Tips for a safe swim in the lake

If you’re thinking about going for a refreshing swim in your favourite lake this summer, keep these common-sense tips in mind to make sure you stay safe. Throughout the summer, …

Written by: Arena 19 July '23 0
Triathlon & Open Water

Most common ocean plastic seen on the swim

Each side of the island receives ocean debris. The East side is definitely the worst hit, it has the pleasure of bearing the brunt of the prevailing North Easterly winds. …

Written by: Oly Rush 24 March '23 0
Triathlon & Open Water

The Grand Swim – 5 Highs & 5 Lows

The Grand swim was an event that I will cherish for the rest of my life. Even now, a few months on, it is impossible to put into words how …

Written by: Oly Rush 3 March '23 0
Triathlon & Open Water

The Grand Swim

“The reason I undertook The Grand Swim was to raise money and awareness about the ever present issue the oceans face.” (Oly Rush) Miles: 60 miles 95.5km   |  Air Temperature: …

Written by: Oly Rush 13 December '22 0
Triathlon & Open Water

A step by step guide to being a more responsible open water swimmer

Being open water swimmers, we get to see the destruction of the natural habitat first hand. The pace at which we move through the water allows us to take a …

Written by: Oly Rush 30 September '22 0
Swimming endurance training: person swimming in open water
Triathlon & Open Water

4 Swimming Endurance Training Sessions for Long Distances

Long-distance swimming is a great way to put your endurance abilities to the test. Many athletes compete in distance swimming events because of the challenge these competitions provide for both …

Written by: arena coaches 15 February '22 0
Triathlon & Open Water

All about ice swimming

Hands up if you have never complained about the temperature of the water before entering the pool for training or warming up before a race. Well, icy water swimmers would …

Written by: Arena 21 December '21 0
Open water swimmer doing freestyle
Triathlon & Open Water

Safety Tips and an Open-Water Swimming Workout for Speed Endurance

Open-water swimming workouts are no longer just for those training for triathlons or a select few who get a thrill from cold-water immersion. Open water swimmers are now becoming a …

Written by: Thomas Board 17 December '21 0
Triathlon & Open Water

Overcome your fear of open-water swimming!

Open-water swimming is not always easy for those used to swimming with their eyes fixed on the black line along the bottom of the pool. So, even though the triathlon …

Written by: arena coaches 20 July '21 0
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