Swanning Around – September 2016

Back from his jaunt swimming around Europe, Waldo has included a couple of his snaps in the September 2016 issue of Swanning Around. Read more…
Perth City Rottnest Swim Nutrition Talk

Perth City Rottnest Swim Nutrition Talk

“Eating your way to Rottnest” – Plus a Q&A session with experienced Rotto swimmers Our Perth City Swim Club presents sports dietitian Roslyn Soanes who will tell you what to eat and drink when you swim to Rottnest. Ideal for solos, duos and teams. Followed by a Q&A session with experienced Rotto swimmers (who will be there? You’ll have to turn up to find out!!!) to give you some ideas on things like: • Training programs leading up to the swim • Logistics of getting yourself, paddler, boat/skipper, land support crew in the right places & doing the right things • Sign language used by paddlers to communicate with swimmer – e.g. obstacles, where paddler is positioned in relation to swimmer, distance swum/distance to go etc. • Prevention of cold- Use of lanolin/wool fat/vaseline/zinc/sunscreen • Drink breaks/times/amounts • Roles of paddler/skipper/crew/land crew • Sea sickness medication/anti inflammatories • Tapering – how much & when • Open water swim experience & use of Open Water series as preparation • How the swimmer finds the paddler who finds the boat…. • What do swimmers do with their clothes & car keys?? When: Tuesday 29th November 2011 Where: Department of Sport and Recreation 246 Vincent St, Leederville Time: 6.30pm – 8pm Cost: $10 payable at the door RSVP: is essential to confirm your place. Register your interest now with Jon Haines M:0411 591 699...

Water Corp Open Water Series Round 5 @ Leighton Beach

Congratulations to all our members who successfully competed in the 5km race at Leighton Beach this morning, in very pleasant water conditions. The field was very strong, with the top 30 all breaking 1hr 10mins. Well done to: Jon Haines (a phenomenal 1:09:51!) Damon Kendrick (1:13:43) Shaun Jessop (1:17:34) Perry Molendijk (1:19:07) Mark Williamson (1:21:37) Jackie Gardiner (1:34:36) Steve Okely (1:46:50) All the results can be found at:...