Thursday, July 24, 2014

Weekend Swims for the Week Ending July 27, 2014

Kind of a light schedule this weekend.  Only two tri teams have OWS on the calendar:

Saturday:
Sunday:
Things will be winding down for this summer's OWS so don't hesitate, get out there now and get in some good swims!

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Are you swimming?

We're about halfway through the summer and the open water season so now's the time to get out there and hit the open water.  Here are this week's workouts, and there are a lot of options!

Saturday:
Sunday:
Hope to see you at the lake!

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Holiday Weekend Swimming

There are several options for swimming this weekend to help you recover from the 4th of July:

Saturday:
Sunday:
For us at NTX Open H2O, we'll be swimming around the "Rock" in San Francisco Bay!

Have a great weekend!

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Swims This Week

Good options for open water swimming this weekend in DFW.  Lots of folks are heading to Lubbock for the Buffalo Springs Lake Half Ironman (including the author of this website who will be swimming and running in a relay).  For those of you hanging back in DFW, check out these swims:

Saturday:
  • DFW Tri Club has an OWS at Lake Grapevine
Sunday:
  • Triple Threat Tough has an OWS at Lake Lewisville (The Colony)
  • Tri Life Racing has an OWS at Lake Ray Hubbard
Have a great weekend!

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

What's Shakin' in N. Texas OWS This Weekend

Another great week with numerous swimming opportunities and an open water swim clinic for those looking for more coaching and guidance and best practices around open water swimming.  A perfect opportunity for anyone new to open water swimming!

Saturday:

  • DFW Tri Club has an OWS at Lake Grapevine
  • Triple Threat Tough has an OWS at Lake Lewisville (The Colony)
Sunday:
  • Tri-Now Endurance has an OWS at Lake Lewisville (Little Elm)
  • Tri Life Racing has an OWS at Lake Ray Hubbard
Swim Clinic:
Tri-Now Endurance is offering an OWS Clinic on Sunday in Little Elm.  From the Tri-Now website:
Open water swimming presents unique challenges that are not characteristic of a pool swim. To be confident during an open water swim, a triathlete must be able to trust their skills and have the necessary experience
The clinic will:
  • address the unique challenges of open water swimming.
  • provide experience in open water.
  • teach the skills necessary for efficient open water swimming, including: starts, sighting, turning buoys & drafting
  • provide a supportive environment where athletes can nurture trust in their abilities.
Cost: $50
Clinic Locations: Cottonwood Creek Marina 900 Lobo Lane Little Elm, TX.

Another great weekend for open water swimming with lots of great swimming opportunities.  Are you swimming this weekend?  What are your plans for OWS?  Have a great time!

Thursday, June 12, 2014

What's up in Open Water Swimming this weekend?

Lots and lots of options this weekend:

Saturday:

  • DFW Tri Club has an OWS at Lake Grapevine
Sunday:
  • Tri Now has an OWS at Lake Lewisville (Little Elm)
  • Triple Threat Tough has an OWS at Lake Lewisville (The Colony)
  • IronTex Triathlon has an OWS at Lake Grapevine
  • Tri Life Racing has an OWS at Lake Ray Hubbard
  • Fit2Train has an OWS at Lake Ray Hubbard
Remember to check the sponsors website for details, drop-in policy, cancellations, etc.  I can't guarantee all of these events; this information is based on their publicly available schedules.

Looks like a great weekend to swim!  Get out there.

Saturday, June 7, 2014

We're baaaaaack

OK, we're back!  All of the content on the site has been updated with new training opportunities and new races.  If there is anything missing that you'd like me to add please leave a comment and I'll add your information as soon as I can.  Thanks!  Enjoy the water.....