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Base2Race Top 5 Tips For Open Water Swimming

Are you braving the cold Irish waters for your first open water swim this weekend? If so, whether you’re a seasoned pro or a beginner, these 5 tips will ensure you survive your first open water swim at 10 degrees...  A few things I wish someone had warned me of when getting into the sea when my mind rushed with a frenetic string of thoughts:  Where’s the black stripe on the bottom?  What is that black thing floating on the bottom, is it a shark?  What just touched my foot? (probably my other foot)  What was that splash? (probably my hand entering the water in front)  Anyway, moving on from that here’s a few real tips that can help you...

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