Mastering the Water from Above: Prone Paddleboarding for Triathletes & Open Water Swimmers The groundwork for swimming stronger in the open water may be laid in the pool, but the breakthrough is always going to come when you learn how to read the water and understand how changing waves, wind and currents affect how you […]Read more "Mastering the Water from Above"
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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"
“Action is important. I make people aware of events and opportunities, but no one reaches any finish line without taking action.”Read more "Blue Mind 5: Urban Blue – Creating & Exploring Ocean Connections & Calls to Action – WATCH THE PRESENTATION"
The most important choice is the one that requires you to accept that the transition from student to master is going to be both physically and emotionally uncomfortable. At some point you are going to have to stand at the end of a lane wondering what you got yourself into…Read more "Recognize the Choices – Let Go of the Emotions"
Developing the ability to consciously choose our response to uncomfortable situations can help us whether we are having an experience for the first time or the hundredth.Read more "Meet Your Endurance Mind – More Stillness, More Breakthroughs"
As athletes we usually focus our time and attention on training ourselves physiologically to overcome the challenges presented by cold, heat, distance and time. The unrecognized training opportunity is our ability to train how we feel about the challenges that arise. Years of cold water racing from Alcatraz on New Year’s Day to island swims […]Read more "Something to Like & Love in Each Uncomfortable Moment"