The Deel Swim Race Report

deel swim12.5km river swim ala skins .... Maeve the brave I used to call her. Me being a Mako wetsuit loving, water hugging baby in the eyes on the die hard open water swimmers. Slowly but surely I'm being dragged into the depts of this swimming community.

I wasn't even going but Mairead blackmailed me ..... And then ironically pulled out !!!

It was good craic, my first swim race in skins and I enjoyed it. A lot to do but great to be back in race mode, of some sorts

Things to work on deel swim 2
• swim warm up for skins
- bands / dry land / heat balms /
• pacing in a time handicapped event
- racing those in your group versus catching the early starters
• post race cool downs ( or warm ups )

A big thank you to the Askeaton swim club and the Deel swimming gang.
Thanks to Maeve and Martin for the banter and Jen as usual for minding the kids while I got to play 😉

Until the next adventure


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The Deel swim race report
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