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Top 5 tips for a successful open water swim

1. Complete some of your training swims in the ocean in varying conditions, event day won’t always be calm and beautiful. Never swim alone and wear high visible cap and if possible have a kayaker with you. Build your confidence before you arrive at the event, practice crowded swims with a few friends, swim close […]

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Why swimming can take you to a whole new place…

Hi, August 2008, at age 59, I was prescribed pills for cholesterol and was diagnosed as a pre-diabetic.

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Poster girl gearing up for biggest challenge yet

Not content with having just done a 40km swim across Lake Taupo (13 hours non-stop), Rotorua 59 year old Pam Dickson is gearing up for the 2012 State NZ Ocean Swim Series.

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