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Old 10-22-07, 09:06 PM   #1
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Endurance Swims in SoCal??

I'm trying to find a place to get started and looking at events for endurance swimmers, 2+mile swims

Help me find some info please!
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Old 10-22-07, 09:40 PM   #2
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How far are you swimming now? Perhaps start with some pool swims?
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I'm trying to find a place to get started and looking at events for endurance swimmers, 2+mile swims

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you can't dog-paddle for 2 miles.
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Old 10-22-07, 10:22 PM   #4
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i'm suprised no one yet has suggested he swim with a weight belt or better yet concrete swim fins
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I do good swim distance now and I go to a pool regularly. I'm trying to find out endurance swim events.

Thanks guyz
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Old 10-22-07, 10:47 PM   #6
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I do good swim distance now and I go to a pool regularly. I'm trying to find out endurance swim events.

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Hi,

Have you tried a swimming forum? I'd assume that they exist as Masters swimming is very popular. Asking about swimming on a cycling forum (even with the random triathletes) seems rather non-productive.
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Hi,

Have you tried a swimming forum? I'd assume that they exist as Masters swimming is very popular. Asking about swimming on a cycling forum (even with the random triathletes) seems rather non-productive.
I tried to find a swimming forum but came up short
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Old 10-22-07, 10:55 PM   #8
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I tried to find a swimming forum but came up short
I typed swim forum into google.
http://www.swimmingforums.com/
http://www.goswim.tv/pMachinePro/forum/index.php
http://swimming.about.com/mpboards.htm
http://www.swim-city.com/discussion/list.php?1
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thanks man!!
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i read one forum and it was full of gays

I want to swim across some huge lake...

WHERE THE F DO I START?
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I would say that that forum would be perfect for you, but I've been transformed into nice.

Try another one.
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i read one forum and it was full of gays

I want to swim across some huge lake...

WHERE THE F DO I START?
at the shore. stop when you reach the other shore
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sign up for an ironman and quit after the swim. Have you checked active.com?
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Old 10-23-07, 08:56 AM   #14
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sign up for an ironman and quit after the swim. Have you checked active.com?
no not yet, thanks I will do that!
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I would say that that forum would be perfect for you, but I've been transformed into nice.

Try another one.
it was full of pansy chics talking about how big their shoulders were and they can barely get dates...i was lol'ing for 5mins then got bored
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I get it now... no hills in swimming.
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I want to swim across some huge lake...

WHERE THE F DO I START?
Start in Santa Monica and go west. If you aimed correctly, you'll get to Catalina Island. The ocean is like a big salty chemical polluted lake.
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Try a tri club website
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I get it now... no hills in swimming.
I don't know about that. Imagine yourself as a spawning salmon.
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Would you want new cyclists referred to a triathlete forum? Pshaw!
If you want to pull water for hours while staring into the green void, just go to La Jolla, CA down near San Diego. It's a magnificent, sheltered cove with plenty of kayakers, lifeguards and fellow swimmers around:


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Down by the cove, there's even a section of the water marked off with buoys that is supposed to be for swimmers only. It didn't stop me from paddling a kayak through it though.
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Well, there is a triathalon forum on this board (near the bottom).
Will most likely get better responses there.
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