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#257 - The Hard Truth About Triathlon Swimming

Crushing Iron Triathlon Podcast

Release Date: 04/08/2019

We start with a recap of the in-race-cancellation at Ironman 70.3 Texas. Then we take a deep dive into the reality of swimming in open water and long course racing. Are you preparing yourself hard enough to make the swim uneventful, or is the swim always a major stress point? We'll help you get ready and keep your swim safe. 

Topics:

  • Oceanside
  • Texas 70.3 Cancellation
  • South Africa
  • Additional Kona Slots
  • Early season race challenges
  • Going from trainer to outdoors
  • Treadmill to roads
  • Is Ironman really doing the right things for swim safety?
  • Pool to Open Water
  • Starky’s “Trainer”
  • Athlete’s safety on the course
  • Should there be an Ironman Swim qualification?
  • Swim Safe Initiatives
  • Ironman is supposed to be hard
  • Total Immersion Swimming
  • Open Water Swimming is a Power Sport
  • Why technique can be meaningless
  • The importance of exposure to Open Water
  • How you REALLY prepare for the swim
  • Triathlon is a grimy sport
  • Make your pool sessions hard 

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