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This is the 1st edition with a publication date of 6/14/2011.
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Authored by a former professional marathon swimmer and national team coach who currently provides TV commentary. Describes how to properly prepare logistically, physically and mentally for open water swims one day, one month, and one year ahead of race day. Contains training plans for triathlons, middle and marathon distances. Includes stroke techniques and racing tactics for any event. Provides dryland and pool workouts used by the pros for those who don't have easy access to open water.
Table of Contents
|The Open Water Swimmer||p. 1|
|Overcoming the Elements||p. 19|
|Choosing Your Events||p. 39|
|The Open Water Tool Kit||p. 55|
|Building a Faster Freestyle||p. 83|
|Preparing for Short-Distance Swims||p. 101|
|Preparing for Middle-Distance Swims||p. 127|
|Preparing for Marathon Swims||p. 155|
|Racing Tactics for Every Event||p. 183|
|Triathlon Training and Finishing Fast||p. 217|
|About the Author||p. 253|
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