Open water swim at West Reservoir. This is a coached course suitable for novices and experienced triathletes.
Wetsuits, bright swim hats and goggles are compulsory. There are changing facilities at West Reservoir, entry is included with the ticket. In early summer the water can be a little chilly so please remember a towel and warm clothes.
Please arrive in time so you are ready to start (be suited-up, ready to jump in the water) by 7.15pm.
NOTE: You must be able to comfortably swim 500m continuously to join in this session.
The course will cover this topics and might be adapted based on the attendees requests:
Basics: Wetsuit on / off, Goggle flush, Start, Draft, Sight, Pack, Turns, Cooling down + de-suit, Race practice
More advanced: Start strategy, Compensation for drifting, Pack position, Swimming with currents, Cornering, More detailed sighting, De-suit under pressure + transition strategies