Open-Water Swimming Tips From The Pros

  • By Aaron Hersh
  • Published Mar 1, 2012
  • Updated Oct 31, 2014 at 4:37 PM UTC
Photo: Nils Nilsen

Rule 4: Exit quickly

Rather than standing up as soon as possible at the swim exit, Dibens recommends to “swim in as far as you can” toward the shore. “Once your fingers start scraping the sand, stand up,” says Cunnama.

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Aaron Hersh

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