Andre dives deep into the sport of ocean swimming, with insights into the sport's history, events, lifestyle, techniques, competitive tactics and where it all started for OceanFit.
We've got a technique to help you negotiate the surf that is so simple, you'll wonder way you haven't thought of it before (Tip: it doesn't involve diving under waves).
Been ocean swimming and come out with an itchy rash over your body? Chances are you've had an encounter with sea lice. Learn what it is and how to treat it.
Learn about wave sets and lulls and how they can affect your ocean swim. Plus find the answer to the question 'is every seventh wave in a set the biggest?'.
Andre spoke with Natalie Peters on 2GB about the recent spate of drownings, why we might be seeing this spike and things we can work on to reverse the drowning toll.
Surf safety messages can get so complicated. There are so many rules, but what if I said you only need to know one 'rule' when you go to the beach?
Why can the ocean temperature in summer be 24 degrees one day, 18 the next? Well it's all got to do with the wind and something called the coriolis effect.
Learn why different sections of water on the same beach can look so different; and how by knowing why can make you a smarter & more efficient ocean swimmer.
Whether it’s a niggling side-thought, or an inherent fear, your ocean anxieties can be a massive barrier to enjoying the ocean.