Tag: swimming

Day 31: Swim swim swim

Awful stormy day today- good for one thing only and that’s filling the water tank! (Sorry, two – and swimming INDOORS!)

Day 14: Team M&M

Today was race day for us, team M&M, so again, nutrition up the schute for the day. It’s been quite some time since I did any part of a triathlon so I was expecting it to be hard work!

‘Race day’ race report: Team M&M do Sovereign Triathlon Wanaka

Today was meant to be the alternative day for the Big Ruby swim. Sadly it was also cancelled. Why is this sad, I’m not doing it after all? Because I knew that meant that it was windy down at the lake for the triathlon… Continue Reading “‘Race day’ race report: Team M&M do Sovereign Triathlon Wanaka”

Swimming pool entertainment

It does a use me when I go to the pool, because I never know who I will encounter or what oddities I might see! Today was 4km day, plenty of time for entertainment!

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.