Getting back into training after a lazy winter?

If you have taken a bit of time off over the winter and were just starting to consider getting back into a routine for your swimming then one thing that I find to be really helpful as you return to the water is getting back a good ‘feel for the water’. How can you achieve […]

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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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International Swim Feature: Big Challenge in the Big Apple

Most people take in the sights of New York on foot, maybe in an iconic yellow taxi, or even on an open-air bus, but to enthusiastic open water swimmers, that might sound a bit…boring. Well, here is an inspiring alternative for those who love the water and embrace extreme challenges. Every year, some of the […]

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State Ocean Swim Towel

Thanks to State, all participants in the 2014-15 State New Zealand Ocean Swim Series will receive one free ‘Collector’s Edition’ branded towel.

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10 tips to create confident little swimmers

1. Play with water at home You can help their confidence along with some water play. A tub of water outside, sprinklers and even the bath are all great tools you can easily use to help them grow comfortable to water. 2. Enrol them in swimming lessons As soon as you can and leave the […]

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Techniques for head position while swimming – Part 2 of 2

A few weeks back we showed you part one of Gary Hall Sr discussing correct head positioning while swimming. Gary is back now with part two where he examines the technique of three of America’s best open water swimmers Eva Fabian, Christine Jennings and Alex Meyer. Feeling inspired? Enter an event now! Enter Event

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