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Gear care, Goggles -

  Goggles are a consumable item (albeit they can last for months of use with care).  However, overtime the clarity degrades with exposure to the world, they start to fog, and seals start to alter…but follow the tips below for a longer goggle life. First things first, make sure your goggles fit your face when you buy them.  Not every style will fit every face – we are all individuals and that’s why there is a great range of offer.  So, when purchasing a style, put the goggles onto your eye socket – if they hold comfortably (without the straps)...

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environment, marine environment, open water swimming, plastic action, swimming, triathlon -

Swimming in the Ocean and Lakes is an incredible privilege, and one we don’t take for granted.  The team at blueseventy are passionate about treading lightly on the planet – and in our case it is the 70% of the earths surface that is made up of blue water! (and where we get our name from) that we hone our focus on.  For over 25 years we have been enabling swimmers of all walks of life to get in and enjoy the freedom and sense of accomplishment that comes from swimming so taking care of this backyard is second nature....

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conquering fear, IRONMAN, open water swimming, races, swimming, triathlon -

Heading out beyond the breakers can be a scary thing to get your head around for many…but putting the irrational fears into perspective, getting some friends on board and embracing the adventure and challenge is full of rich rewards.  Open water swimming takes us to new places and new adventures, and with a few simple things, those childhood movie fears will dissipate and be replaced with a new world – one the makes up 70% of the earths surface (and is most blue). So what are you waiting for, grab your blueseventy wetsuit and goggles and head out for some fun!

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Beach Series, racing, swimming, triathlon -

Why wear a swim wetsuit…not just so you look like a stealth mammal, but to keep warm, glide effortlessly through the water and take the free speed from the additional buoyancy.  With 25 years of innovation, blueseventy has all the insider information on what makes and great suit and what to look for (and they are not all the same).

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Beach Series, IRONMAN, open water swimming, races, racing, swimming, triathlon -

A good warmup is key to a great swim so don’t skimp.  Even if it looks a tad uninviting, make the most of the pre-start to get your body and mind ready for racing!

 

It’s a great chance to:

Ensure that your blueseventy wetsuit is fitted well and comfortable and you’ve got everything you need.

Your arms, legs and breathing apparatus are warmed up;

When the starters gun goes, you can focus on getting out across the waves with the power of the pack (and in the right direction with no angst about where you’re heading!)

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