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Video: Swimming for Triathlon

Sink or swim — it’s all about efficiency.

Some people just make swimming look easy; long, fluid strokes, gliding through the water, breathing in rhythm. So why not be one of those people? In this excerpt from Triathlon: The Swim, volume 2 of the 5-disc the USA Triathlon Training Series, Olympic triathlete Andy Potts and national coach Mike Doane demonstrate how knowledge of a few keys to body position and your swim stroke can have a tremendous impact on your open water performance.


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