Tagged with 'Long Distance'

SwimRun Your Way: The Versatile New HEAD myBOOST PRO Wetsuit

In our latest blog post, you can discover the HEAD myBOOST PRO SwimRun wetsuit available at ProSwimwear.HEAD myBOOST PRO Wetsuit 

This new SwimRun specific wetsuit is another superb addition to our wetswuit range, with great customisation features including: 

 - Detachable Sleeves

 - Mulit-Functional Pocket

 - Neoprene Adjustment Capability

If you're into SwimRun, then the HEAD myBOOST PRO is a must have for you! 

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FINA Rushes Through New Rules for Wearing Wetsuits in Olympic Open Water Swimming Marathon

Open Water SwimmersFINA, the international governing body of swimming, are considering draft rules on the legalities of wearing wetsuits at the Rio 2016 Olympic games open-water events. The chairman of the FINA Swimsuit Approval Commission has been asked to draw up draft rules for the wearing of neoprene wetsuits in Open Water competitions where the water temperatures are likely to be below 18ºC-20ºC.

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Why You Should Use Anti-Chafing Balm For Open Water Swimming

chafeOne problem that sea swimmers complain of again and again is chafing. Swimming in salt water is a whole different game to swimming in a chlorinated pool, or indeed fresh water. If you're going to be undertaking any marathon swims, or perhaps you have your sights set on swimming the British Channel, then pay close attention this could save you some serious soreness!

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Heather Plans to Follow in the Footsteps of Female Open Water Swimming Pioneer in Ocean Swim from Donegal to Portstewart

Port StewartA wife and mother from Portstewart has given herself the challenge of swimming more than 13 miles in open water from County Donegal in the Republic of Ireland to the town of Portstewart in Northern Ireland. Heather Clatworthy plans to fulfill a lifelong dream with her long distance sea swim this summer, as well as fundraising for the RNLI and the Portstewart Outdoor Recreation Fund. Heather wants to raise £1000 with her endurance challenge this July but admits that the main focus is simply finishing the gruelling ocean swim...

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