Tag: open water

Day 42: last sea swim pre Wanaka

Today was likely┬áto be the last time pre Challenge Wanaka that I would get a chance to sea swim, so when I was tossing up between a row or a swim, after work today, it had to be a swim! Beautiful warm still afternoon… Continue Reading “Day 42: last sea swim pre Wanaka”

Preparing for open water swimming

Faced with these two options as a choice of swim venue, which would you choose? I would choose open water, any day, I equate it to running on a treadmill versus running outdoors, but in swimming terms. Of course, there is a time and… Continue Reading “Preparing for open water swimming”

Solo open water swimming

Today was a landmark day for me: my first open water swim in a non arranged solo location! I asked the local swim club where was safe, and here is where was suggested for me: Awarua Bay.