CSA Presentatation & Dinner

For those of you that haven't yet seen the CSA Presentation & Dinner photographs from the 5th November, have a look on the following link:

100 x 100 bij De Dolfijn

donderdag, 29 december, 2016 - 18:00 tot 21:00

Van De Dolfijn heb ik de volgende interessante uitnodiging ontvangen:

Op donderdag 29 december wordt door De Dolfijn volgens jarenlange traditie weer de 100x100 georganiseerd. Aanmeldingen o.v.v. naam en starttijd graag naar honderdkeerhonderd@gmail.com

2e Clinic Kanaalzwemmen voor Zwemanalyse

zondag, 4 december, 2016 - 09:00

Bij de eerste clinic konden diverse mensen er niet bij zijn. Er is een herkansing op 4 december in het zwembad in Breukelen.

KNZB open water congres

zaterdag, 3 december, 2016 (Hele dag)

3 december in Nieuwegein is het congres open water zwemmen (seizoen 2017).

ONK IJswemmen - IISA-Nederland

vrijdag, 27 januari, 2017 (Hele dag) tot zaterdag, 28 januari, 2017 (Hele dag)

Op 27 en 28 januari zijn in Volendam de Nederlandse kampioenschappen IJszwemmen.

A wife’s perspective on living with a cold water obsessive swimmer…….

Firstly, you find wetsuits in your house……..everywhere. On the washing line, in the greenhouse, in the wardrobe and the shower cubicle. They are either dry or dripping or somewhere in between. When you want a shower you need to remove a wetsuit from the shower cubicle, which involves carrying one of the articles, normally dripping, from one afore-mentioned location to another.

100 x 100 in zwembad Hoornsevaart in Alkmaar

zondag, 27 november, 2016 - 13:00

De traditionele 100 x 100 van Marcel & Marcel (openwaterswimming.club) organiseren ze dit jaar op 27 november in Zwembad de Hoornsevaart in Alkmaar. Voor velen een mooi moment om vroeg in het seizoen zichzelf te testen.

We starten om 13.00 uur. De baanverdeling is  gebaseerd op starttijden van: 1.30; 1.40; 1.50 en 2.00 minuten. Als 100 x 100 nog iets te veel is, dan mag je uiteraard ook minder doen. Plezier en grenzen verleggen staan voorop. De interesse is groot dus zorg dat je er snel bij bent, want vol is vol!

Ex-police officer to swim from Senegal to Brazil in shark invisibility wetsuit

On Sunday morning, Ben Hooper will don a wetsuit specially designed to make him invisible to sharks, trot down a beach in Senegal and start to swim.

Hooper, a 38-year-old father and former police officer from Gloucestershire with a deceptively languid-looking front crawl, aims to keep swimming until he reaches Brazil in about four months’ time.

If he succeeds, he will have covered approximately 2,000 miles (3,220km) to be the first person to have swum the breadth of the Atlantic Ocean.

Dipping my toe into cold-water swimming

It's not for the faint-hearted (no, medically it isn't), but cold-water swimming can boost circulation, immunity and the libido. So: here begins my bid to make next year's world championships

I'm standing at the edge of the men's swimming pond at Hampstead Heath. And I can completely understand why I'm virtually alone. Just as you wouldn't find 4'33'' by John Cage on the karaoke machine, and in the same way that Marcel Duchamp's Fountain never featured among Athena's range of iconic posters, most people don't see the point of spending a drizzly autumn weekend lowering themselves into ponds.

The World Swimming Association: The Group That Would Replace FINA

FINA, the world governing body of aquatic sports and swimming, has come under fire in recent years, with some in the swimming community calling for the organization’s replacement. FINA, which has close ties with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), is responsible in whole or in part for the supervision of major international swimming and aquatics competitions.