Coach Jay Peluso of Peluso Open Water Masters (POWM) has written a nice article about the value and practice of acclimation in reducing the anxiety associated with OW swims.
USMS recently compiled a list of 10 great OW swims, and we were pleased that they included our very own Chris Greene Lake cable swims among them. This year’s event has been scheduled for July 13, so circle that date on your calendar now!
For the second straight year, swimming phenom Shirley Loftus-Charley set two open water national records. This year’s achivement caps 31 consecutive years (and counting!) of competing at Chris Greene Lake.
On July 14, 125 swimmers participated in the 36th Annual Chris Greene Lake open water cable swims, and the results have been uploaded to our website. Director Dave Holland has written a press release describing this year’s race.
The Chris Greene Lake Cable Swim psych sheets are ready!
USA Swimming recently published an excellent article on their website outlining strategies to tame feelings of open water panic.
An overlooked aspect of open water swimming is turns. “Turns,” you say? “But there are no walls in the open water!” Well, keep reading….!
Entry deadlines for the two premiere open water swims in our LMSC — the Jack King 1-mile Ocean Swim and the Chris Greene Cable Swims — are approaching. Enter both today!
With warmer weather upon us, it is time to think about leaving the confines of the pool behind and venturing out into the open water. There are plenty of open water events within driving distance on our calendar.
Here’s a unique way to get psyched for this year’s race: design the official Chris Greene Lake Swim t-shirt! Send designs to race director Dave Holland. The winner will receive a $50 licensing fee and a free shirt. The deadline is May 1.
Entry forms for the 2012 Chris Greene Lake Cable Swim and the Jack King Ocean Swim are now available.
A tentative date for the 2012 Chris Greene Lake Cable Swims has been set: July 14, 2012.