Welcome to the Gower Open Water swimming Training sessions
Latest news: Tour de France dates now confirmed - commencing in Cherbourg 3 July in the North, and the- South of
France areas from 9 July to 14 July. On 13 July stage 11 will be from Carcassone to Montpelier, only 56 K from
Tour de France 2016
The first open water swim training camp in Wales, was set up in 1990 by myself (in conjunction with Triathletes Swansea
and the University Triathlon club) with Steve Trew (BTA) as guest coach. The open water training sessions were held at Three
Cliffs Bay, while lectures and practical swim coaching were held at the Swansea University Sports Centre.
Subsequent training sessions were held at Langland Bay and Pobbles Bay on Gower, until 1994.
In the summer of 2016, GOWST, will be making a return but in rather warmer climes, that of Marseillan Plage on the South
coast of France.
It is planned to have six set training slots of three days duration, composing of approximately 12 hours in total, commencing
from June, to August.
Triathletes of all abilities are welcome: from beginners to advanced
In addition to the France training days, it is anticipated to hold two weekend open water swim training sessions on Gower
in September and October. The September weekend will be held prior to the Gower triathlon event at Port Eynon, while the October
weekend will be held approximately 2 weeks after the Gower Triathlon
Dates depend on when the Gower Triathlon can be arranged in 2016, which in turn depends on the tides and when other sporting
events are held under the Swansea city events banner.
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Details on Marseillan Plage open water swim coaching 2016