Open Water Swim Clinics

Come join other swimmers and triathletes for these open water swims and clinics! Topics will include safe swimming instruction, tips on how to adapt from the pool to open water, and how to handle your fear of swimming in dark water. We will also discuss the best way to start in an open water race and other competition strategies.

Clinics will be held on:

7:30am to 9:30am at Pohick Regional Park
Sunday October 5th and Sunday October 12th, 2008

You can choose to attend the clinic and swim — or come for the swim only!

Course Instructors

Denis Crean: Open water competitor since 1999: winner of the 2004 24-mile Tampa Bay Marathon, 3rd place in the 2006 Manhattan Island Marathon swim, 2nd place male in the 41k Lake George Open Water Swim. Co-founder of the US Open Water Swimming Association; Curl-Burke Masters coach.

Margaret Connor: Open water instructor since 2000 specializing in introductory instruction for new open water athletes; National Director for Masters and Open Water Swimming, Sport Fair, Inc; contributing writer to Tri-DC magazine; Curl-Burke Masters swimmer.

For questions, cost, and registration information, please contact:

Margaret Connor
mconnor [at] sportfairusa [dot] com

* All clinics subject to change due to weather conditions. Thank you.


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