Wave Negotiation

The tortoise and the hare

This well-known fable is a great reminder to ocean swimmers of all ages, that there’s more to swimming through the surf than speed.

Timing is everything

Timing plays a huge part in negotiating waves, and getting your timing right will make you a more efficient ocean swimmer in the surf zone.

Are you going insane in the surf?

Doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result is the definition of insanity, so are you guilty of this when you’re ocean swimming?

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Ocean swimming safety

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