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The 55 minute Ironman Swim

By Alan Cardwell of C3Triathlon Triathletes love a logistical and physical challenge. It’s part and parcel of what we do. The question posed ‘What do I need to do to post a 55min IM swim split?’ was offered up by the Bucanneer Race team. The simple answer is – swim lots and then swim some more. This can be difficult …

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Making Waves part 2: Interview with Huub Toussaint

By Gary Fegan Following Elaine’s interview with Huub Founder Dean Jackson, I asked Professor Huub Toussaint a few questions around the R&D of wetsuits. Buccaneer Tri: Where do you start when thinking about designing a wetsuit? Huub Toussaint: The starting point is somewhere 30 years ago. Back then I was a young PhD student comparing swimmers to triathletes to find out why swimmers …

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