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Posts Tagged: "simon"

The Corsican Connection

SwimTrek founder Simon Murie is a regular feature in the H2Open Magazine, introducing readers to iconic swims from around the world. This month Simon writes of how he tackled the relatively untried Mediterranean crossing from Corsica to Sardinia. Read the H2Open article here: The Corsican...

Simon's Swish List

SwimTrek founder Simon Murie is a regular feature in the H2Open Magazine introducing readers to iconic swims from around the world. This month Simon reviews an event with biblical connections in the world’s lowest freshwater lake, the Sea of Galilee. Read it here

Make Me Dizzy

Simon Murie is a regular feature in the H2Open Magazine introducing readers to iconic swims and the October/November issue is no different as Simon leads us to the Gulf of Corryvreckan. The iconic swim crosses the waters that is home to the Worlds third largest whirlpool. Read Simons Make me...

SIMON’S TECHNIQUE TIP – SWIMMING IN A PACK

Lane swimming in a pool is great for training for doesn’t help when coming to race day. In the open water when in a race or swimming in a pack you need to be aware of the changing environments such as the start and turning buoys. Many swimmers new to open water panic when faced with legs, elbows...

A TALE OF TWO SWIMMERS

In his regular column with H2Open magazine, SwimTrek’s Simon Murie highlights swims to add to your wish list. This month, Albania to Corfu. For years, Albania was one of the world's most closed-off and strictly controlled countries. It was left with no friends at all after shunning both the...

Simon Murie - Swimming Alcatraz

Read the H2Open article here. Interested in swimming across from Alcatraz to San Francisco? Find out more about our Alcatraz Special Swim

Simon Murie Nominated in the 2011 World Open Water Swimming Awards

Openwatersource.com is launching the 2011 World Open Water Swimming Awards to honour the people who best embody the spirit of open water swimming. We are thrilled to announce that our very own Simon Murie has been nominated for his involvement with SwimTrek and as part of the team that organised...

SIMON’S TECHNIQUE TIP – CHANGE OF PACE

Conditioning your body to being able to sprint in certain parts of a race while then recovering and assuming your regular speed and rhythm can benefit you greatly in a race scenario as there will be times (race start, turning buoy, finish etc..) where a faster pace will possibly be required. ...