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Open water etiquette

: Triathletes both allow and suffer some fairly egregious behavior in their races, especially that part of the race taking place in the water.


: Ipso facto, if you want to become a champion swimmer (or sinner, for that matter), practice, practice, practice.

Open water as art

: The science of swimming will make you fast in the pool. It’s the art of swimming that makes you fast in the open water.

The muscles used in freestyle

: In running you cannot think about the muscles like you can in swimming—in fact it is just the opposite.

Swimming Induced Pulmonary Edema (SIPE)

: This little-known condition often affects highly-trained athletes, and is often misdiagnosed as congestive heart failure. Read triathletes' first-hand accounts, along with the etiology and preventive ...