Swimming is an intellectual pursuit, and of all the disciplines ocean swimming rewards those who can take a vast amount of knowledge, an intimate awareness of every moment and apply both to moving across the waves. Winter pool time is spent mastering lane etiquette, stroke mechanics and interval protocols beside turbulence decreasing lane lines, but […]Read more "Ocean Wise Series – Building Safer, Stronger, Wiser and Faster Ocean Athletes and a Legion of Ocean Heroes"
Ocean Positive’s Unified Team trains athletes in the surf lifesaving sports of open water prone paddling and swimming. Not long ago, some of these athletes may have been surfers, swimmers or lifeguards, with goals that involved activities in the water before a single event forever altered how or even if those goals could be achieved. We wanted to join them in achieving their goals of becoming independent and empowered.Read more "Connect the Critical Three: Knowledge, Means & Desire (Repost from KEEN Blog)"
When I first started trail running I considered wearing gloves to protect my hands because of the amount of time I was spending on the ground. After years of road running I was expecting each foot strike to be as stable and secure as the asphalt I had left behind. Eventually the scratches and bruises […]Read more "Open Water Swimming – The Trail Running of the Sea"
South Jersey has been a national leader in surf life saving since the 19th Century with Ocean City, NJ forming the nation’s second official paid ocean lifeguard service behind neighboring Atlantic City in 1898. What began as a patrol of three men is now a patrol of roughly 150 men and women who are part […]Read more "The 6 & 6 Surf Life Saving Challenge – Sand between the toes, Saltwater through the fingers"
I have been around since before even the spelling of “Tri-Athlon” was finalized. Now I have watched the second triathlon boom and stayed relatively silent as those in the business of triathlon have created programs, events and products that in the least are wasteful and at the worst dangerous to others. I feel the need […]Read more "Strength, Knowledge and Wisdom-Protecting & Respecting the Mission, Our Tribe and Your Oceans"
GET READY OC Swim Club Ocean Workouts at the Jersey Shore Begin Sunday, May 24 http://www.oceancityswimclub.org As a Master swim team, the Dolphin Club has some of the best-attended swim workouts and club events in the country. Members from age twenty to eighty log impressive yardage throughout the year, and not a single yard is […]Read more "“Is it cold?” – Spring is in the Air, but Winter Lingers in the Ocean"