After suffering miscarriage in 2018, Nicole turned to swimming to rebuild her mental and physical strength.
If you find yourself fighting the open water and using up energy quickly, you might be swimming like this.
The journey back to shore through the surf can generate more anxiety and concern than at any other stage of an ocean swim, but that doesn’t have to be the case.
When transferring from the pool to open water, there are some slight variations you can make to your swimming stroke when waves, wind chop and swimmer wash make the water surface bumpier.
There’s a little bit of magic in all of us! Learn how to negotiate a shore dump using the ‘magic carpet’.