Trent Grimsey proved too classy in the State Paihia Classic

The 24-year-old Queenslander has blitzed the field in the 3.3km journey from Russell to Paihia, winning in a time of 40:34.

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Nutrition for a hard days work or a distance swim

Good nutrition is integral for optimal performance, whether your event is a hard days work or a 2.8km ocean swim. Nutrition is interlinked with performance as it provides the fuel, fluid and nutrients you require when training for the Harbour Crossing, but nutrition practices on the day of the crossing are just as important to […]

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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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Working with a coach to improve your open water swimming

Working with a coach is a great way to fast track the learning process especially as you prepare to get out in the open water.

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Olympian Lauren Boyle discusses 5 top tips for efficient swimming

Body position is key to swimming fast! By making sure you are flat in the water you become more streamlined and have less resistance. Pushing your chest down helps float your legs up if you struggle with this.

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How to prepare the week before your State NZ Ocean Swim event

Whether you are entering your first swim event or have been doing it for years, the week leading to the event can be one of the most important. Few of us have the luxury of committing to a week of relaxation and massage before an event, more likely we’ll have a busy week at work, […]

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15 Swimming Technique Tips

We all know that swimming is all technique, so we asked the team at Future Dreams swimming to share their top 15 Swimming Technique Tips to help improve your efficiency and times.

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