Category Archives for Open water Swimming

Swim Tip 6 – Losing the Draft

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Swim Tip 5 – Warm Up

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Swim Tip 4 – Effective Swim Start Technique

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Swim Tip 3 – Staying in Control

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Swim Tip 2 – Drafting ‘On the Hip’

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Swim Tip 1 – Drafting ‘Follow the Feet’

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blueseventy Golden Goggles Hall of Fame: Ross Wingate

Ross Wingate (pictured above at the Capital Classic event) is participating in his seventh Ocean Swim Series this year, four of which, he has completed the full season of six swims. Age: 54 First event: 2008 Harbour Crossing Favourite event: Bay of Islands Classic Why we love him:  He loves the challenge and trains hard through the year.  And all […]

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blueseventy Golden Goggles Hall of Fame: Derek Eaton

Derek Eaton is one of our golden guys.  He’s completed four full seasons of the State New Zealand Ocean Swim Series and doesn’t show any signs of stopping soon. Age: 73 First event: 2009 Corsair Classic (now known as La Grande Swim) Favourite event: Bay of Islands Classic Why we love him:  He’s won his age […]

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blueseventy Golden Goggles Hall of Fame: Kate Wills

The lovely Kate Wills has completed all six swims in the State New Zealand Ocean Swim Series a whopping four times!  And for that, we think she deserves a special mention in our first edition of the blueseventy Golden Goggles Hall of Fame. Here’s a little bit about this golden girl… Age: 53 Location: Taupo […]

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International Swim Feature: Swim Hellespont

As with our very own Harbour Crossing in Auckland, we think it’s pretty incredible just to cross from one side of the harbour to the other. So imagine swimming from one continent to another! Well that’s exactly what this group of kiwis did when they took on Swim Hellespont, which traverses the Turkish border of […]

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