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7 Swim Tools For Triathletes

  • By Julia Polloreno
  • Published Aug 5, 2014

Pro triathlete and swim coach Anna Cleaver shares the items in her swimming gear bag, and explains how each tool can benefit triathletes.

“There are training tools that are essential, but most are ‘nice to haves,’” says Cleaver. “It is more important that the athlete knows why he or she is using a specific aid, and using it in the parts of their session where they will get the most benefit. While I have updated the equipment, what is in my swimming gear bag has not changed in the past 15 years. I keep it simple,” she says.

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FILED UNDER: Gear & Tech / Photos / Swim

Julia Polloreno

Julia Polloreno

As Editor-in-Chief of Triathlete magazine, Polloreno oversees the monthly magazine’s content and production. A Stanford University graduate with an award-winning track record in publishing, Polloreno is a two-time Ironman finisher and has been a competitive triathlete for more than a decade.

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