Get in, Get out and Go!

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The risk of our beaches being closed due to crowded surf spots and beach car parks in this time of COVID 19 is real. Swimming Women’s Charlotte O’Beirne, representatives of …

How are you going in yourself?

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Is it possible to be busier than ever before and yet quieter? My e-mail inbox has changed from swim related to school related e-mails to the power of 3, or …

I’m hanging with ‘ate

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I sat with Peter my disappointment panda yesterday. I cried, I sulked, got stroppy at my kids, didn’t want to do anything. The thought was once I decided to cease …

Swimming around the Busselton Jetty

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The swim around the historic Busselton jetty is satisfying, frustrating, tiring and enjoyable all at once. It is a great achievement for any swimmer and a brilliant gauge of your …

Event Day Do’s

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The Margaret River Ocean Swim is just a few sleeps away as I write this, and I still recall my very first ocean swim event in 1998 with so many …

November CSS

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Well for those of you lucky enough to turn up to a session last week you would have had your CSS results tested. That’s short for Critical Swim Speed. If …

Goldilocks and the 3 Swimmers.

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It all started on international porridge day – have you head of such a thing? It got me thinking about how complex and nuanced swimming can be, having to try …

Swim like a Potato?

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Bad swims, in the ocean, pool, training or at an event can be a real pain in the pull-buoys! You know how it goes…. I went training and just couldn’t …

How do you feel?

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When you first jump in the water do you instantly relax or regardless of how long you have been swimming for, do you take a while to get going and …