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Eight Steps To Mastering The Life Time Chicago Triathlon

  • By Aaron Hersh
  • Published Aug 24, 2011
The swim is swimmer and spectator friendly. Photo: Competitive Image

2. No Need To Sight

The swim is swimmer and spectator friendly. Photo: Competitive Image

The swim in Monroe Street Harbor is entirely protected by breakwaters so the harbor’s bottom isn’t churned up by waves, leaving the water crystal clear. The swim goes out-and-back parallel to a wall, so you can hold a straight line by marking your distance to the wall with every breath rather than lifting your head to sight.

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Aaron Hersh

Aaron Hersh

Aaron Hersh is the Senior Tech Editor of Triathlete magazine. To submit a question, write Aaron at Ahersh@competitorgroup.com.

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