by Carl O’Donnell: Former New Zealand Swimming Champion and 2012 London Olympian
While many of us head to the pool in the colder seasons, it’s still important to keep up those ocean swimming skills. One of the ocean swimming skills that can be practiced easily in the pool is sighting.
Check out the video below for some tips on how to practice this skill in a pool.
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Carl was a competitive swimmer for 20 years. He was number one in New Zealand in the 100m freestyle for 3 consecutive years and represented New Zealand at the London Olympic Games in 2012. After a break from swimming, Carl was challenged to an ocean swimming race by a friend. He has been hooked ever since and now competes in the Banana Boat New Zealand Ocean Swim Series each year. Carl’s passion for swimming has lead him to start his own swim coaching business, SWIM360. SWIM360 offers swim coaching and squads to swimmers of any level looking to improve their swimming.