10 mile swim

It isn't far to swim when you have friends waiting at the end.

What Kind of Swimmer Are You?

2 Comments

The Daily News of Open Water Swimming has provided us with a useful flowchart:

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2 thoughts on “What Kind of Swimmer Are You?

  1. This chart makes no sense. What if you like to swim alone for reasonably short distances in open water that’s not too crazy or too cold? Also, I have no idea what 20 degrees C is in real temperatures. So confused.

    • I’m not sure there is a not-too-crazy option for open water swimming. And there should be no swimming alone! But 20 C is my magic temperature point: 68 F. At 68 or below, that’s when I say, ok, I’ll put on a wetsuit.

      At this moment, the USGS says my lake is 46.7 F. Spring seems a long way off.

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