Join Terri Schneider for a “test run” of the Santa Cruz Wharf Swim - the swim for the Santa Cruz Triathlon and Big Kahuna Triathlon events. This practice swim gives you a chance to do one of the most beautiful swims in the sport in a supportive and safe environment. The focus of this clinic is the swim itself, but briefly covered pre-swim, will be: · Positive self-talk for better swim performances · Tips to swim safely and efficiently on this course on event day.
What: We will be swimming around the Santa Cruz Wharf. The course is approximately 1 mile, depending on tides. There will be safety paddlers during the swim. Who: You do not need to have open water swim experience in order to do this swim. But you should feel comfortable swimming a mile or close to it, in a pool environment. There is no time limit for the swim. You are welcome to swim quickly, and/or take your time. Additional Notes: · Wetsuits are recommended but are not required. · If you have someone who would like to volunteer to safety paddle please have then contact Terri. · You must be able to swim comfortably in a pool in order to participate. · You will be required to sign a waiver at registration on event day.