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April 2024,  COACH,  EXPLORE,  EXTRA,  FEATURES,  Top Tips

Preparing for a swim event abroad

Entering a swim event abroad? Paul Newsome, Head Coach at Swim Smooth, tells us how to arrive on the startline of your overseas event in top condition

As Head Coach of Swim Smooth, I’ve traversed the globe for both coaching and swimming events ranging from the English Channel to Manhattan Island and even clinching my second victory at Ultraswim 33.3 last October. With each journey, I’ve honed strategies to ensure optimal performance despite the rigours of travel.

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