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4 mile run/walk after a nice 1/2 mile swim yesterday.

Yesterday I got out my wet suit again. I’ve only been in it one other time, about 3 weeks ago, when I jumped into Lake Washington. I managed to stay in there about 10 minutes before I got too cold … Continue reading

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First summer swim in the wetsuit. Followed by… HILLS!

Went swimming today in Green Lake in my wetsuit for the first time this summer. I’ve been itching to get into the open water again! I swam about half way across and went back. I would have done the whole … Continue reading

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Swim

The gun goes off. A moment of sadness sweeps through me as I realize there isn’t going to be a howitzer cannon announcing the start of the race. I watch the people ahead of me in deeper water dive in … Continue reading

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Wetsuite!

Going swimming this morning in my wet suite for the 2nd time. It’s cold work, so early in June, but the suite keeps my core warm enough. I’m still trying to figure out the breathing and how to get over … Continue reading

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1650 meter swim.

Today I did 1,650 meters in the pool. The warm up consisted of: 100 meter loose and easy. 50 meter kick on your back. 100 meter loose and easy. 50 meter kick on your front. 100 meter loose and easy. … Continue reading

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Friday Swim

First the good news. I didn’t drown! I grew up swimming in many lakes and rivers. I can tell you that swimming in the pool is VERY different. I never learned how to free style (or crawl) properly. It’s proving … Continue reading

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5 mile run.

Did a 5 mile run this morning with my wife and TnT mentor Sarah after attempting to drown myself in a nearby YMCA pool. I’ve figured out part of my issue with swimming. I windmill my arms. But you’re not … Continue reading

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