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Swim 1000 Miles For Breast Cancer Awareness Documentary Video

Swim 1000 Miles

Swim 1000 Miles For Breast Cancer Awareness Documentary Video     From the Producer / Filmmaker:  A film about Dave Cornthwaite and his quest to swim 1000 miles down the Lower Missouri, while attempting to raise £1 million for breast cancer awareness. Winner – Best Short Film, Adventure Travel Film Festival, 2013 Winner – Most Inspiring Adventure Short, XpeditionTV Short ...

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Video SwimSmart I: Prepare Early

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Video SwimSmart I: Prepare Early Practicing open-water swimming well in advance of your race could help you have a successful Ironman race. In the video above, IRONMAN world champion Greg Welch share why training in a lake, river, or ocean as often as possible is important. Source: www.ironman.com

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IRONMAN SwimSmart: Top 10 Checklist

SwimSmart Initiative

The World Triathlon Corporation has developed a checklist to help you get ready for your open water swim.   Download the IRONMAN SwimSmart: Top 10 Checklist IRONMAN SwimSmart: Top 10 Checklist An open-water swim in a triathlon is substantially different from swimming in a pool. To alleviate stress, it’s important that you arrive on race day healthy, fit and prepared. Here’s ...

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IRONMAN Introduces SwimSmart Initiative in North America

Swim Start Initiative

IRONMAN Introduces SwimSmart Initiative in North America In May 2013 Ironman announced that it was introducing a two-phase SwimStart initiative with the goal of “improving athlete satisfaction and reducing anxiety during the swim portion of the race.”  The actions came after a full review of the swim portion of the full-distance Ironman events in North America. “Ironman and Ironman 70.3 ...

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