Halo free, but a long way to go

: A terrible accident a few days before the 2017 IRONMAN World Championships took Brit Tim Don out of the race. The Halo finally came off, but he is still a long way from being fully recovered.

Guppy Challenge: Week 5

: Are you able to perform one-arm pulls as described? If so, you are swimming hip-driven freestyle! Now let's begin to focus on how you pull.

Thoughts on Swimming

: Slowtwitch is lucky to have superswimmers in the community. One is Tim Liebhold, and he shares his tips for Adult Onset Swimmers

Bermuda Swimcation

: I tend to travelogue our family Slowcations here, and here is our latest: open water swimming in Bermuda.

Guppy Challenge: Week 4

: You retain the vestigial behaviors from the time you were still struggling with learning to breathe to the side. Let's deal with those.

Guppy Challenge: Week 3

: When you have a hard time doing these drills you should rejoice! They expose problems, and we can't cure what we can't identify.

Guppy Challenge: Week 2

: Improving your hull is an exercise in 2 planes: feet on the surface (vertical plane); and feet moving forward, not side to side (horizontal plane).

In a winter training camp with Andi Böcherer

: German Pro Andi Böcherer spent two weeks in a winter training camp on Fuerteventura and here are impressions and details from those two weeks.

Guppy Challenge: Week 1

: It's week-1 of the Guppy Challenge. Goal? Exit the swim with a faster class of athletes.

Be afraid of the Germans in Kona

: German Christian Haupt was the top age grouper in Kona in 2017 and he follows in the footsteps of many other Germans who have accomplished the same feat.

Guppy Challenge for 2017/8

: Our most popular swim-faster regimen begins on December 11, and will last 10 weeks. Lots of swimmers fix what ails them here!

Orthodoxy

: What you demand is orthodoxy, whether you realize it or not. Except from your coach and fitter. Time to demand it here, too.

Chasing Ritch Viola of Every Man Jack

: Ritch Viola is the creator of the Every Man Jack brand and after finishing second in his age group in Kona he finally agreed to an interview. This pursuit of Viola actually started more than three 3 ...

Cam Wurf ain't scared to throw down

: At the 2017 IRONMAN World Championships most folks expected either Jan Frodeno, Sebastian Kienle or Lionel Sanders to reach T2 first, but it was Cam Wurf who put on quite a show there and broke the ...

Hands On With The Zwim HUD

: We got our first look at a working prototype of the Zwim HUD, currently seeking funding via IndieGoGo.

Repurposing The Vasa Swim Ergometer

: Winter Sports Editor Jon Schafer explains how to repurpose the Vasa Swim Ergometer into a erg for Nordic skiing and more.

We Noticed: Oakley, Noxgear, DaHänger and Wattie Ink

: Four products caught the attention of Herbert Krabel and he explains within this article why he noticed them. The Oakley ARO7 helmet, the Noxgear Tracer360 vest, the DaHänger Dan bike mount and the ...

Introducing SwimRun Lake James

: The Lake James State Park is in the Blue Ridge Mountains not far from Asheville, NC and in April will offer a stunning background for the inaugural SwimRun Lake James.

SwimRun SwimRun in North Carolina

: One of the last big SwimRun events of the 2017 season took place in cold and rainy conditions at Hanging Rock State Park in North Carolina and here are some pics from this sold out event.

A green and black beauty

: German pro Markus Fachbach had a rough day in Kona but at least he was looking good aboard this beautiful green and black Canyon Speedmax CF SLX superbike.

The Magic 5

: The Magic 5, a small Danish company co-founded by a triathlete, his engineer uncle, and a national team swimmer, aims to use the availability of these tools to change the way swim goggles are made. ...

Fine tuning the speedy Jake Montgomery

: Jake Montgomery almost lost his life when a car ran over him while he was training for the 2016 IRONMAN 70.3 Worlds in Mooloolaba. Montgomery recently he spent time with Mat Steinmetz of 51 SPEEDSHOP ...
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