Everything You NEED To Know Before Your First Open Water Swim!

Published on July 26th 2022

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Are you thinking about trying open water swimming? Wondering if it's for you? Have you entered a triathlon and need to wrap your head around the swim leg? Maybe you've entered a swimathon or another swimming challenge? We’re here to give you some tips for your first open-water swim! Useful Links Submit your Photo and Video to us 👉 https://gtn.io/UPLOAD Check out the GTN Shop 👉 https://gtn.io/TeamKit Watch more on GTN... 📹 6 Open Water Swimming Skills You Can Learn In The Pool 👉 https://gtn.io/ZT 📹 Watch our Editor’s Choice Playlist 👉 https://gtn.io/editorschoice 📹 Watch our weekly show, The GTN Show 👉 https://gtn.io/GTNshowPlaylist Photos: © Triathlon / Getty Images 🎵 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound / Artlist 🎵 Love Love - Heyson #gtn #triathlon #swimbikerun #swim #bike #run #swimming #openwater The Global Triathlon Network (GTN) is the world's biggest triathlon YouTube channel, with new videos every day! GTN is for anyone who loves triathlon: from seasoned triathletes to first-timers – and everyone in between! With the help of our former pro and Olympic medal-winning team, we’re here to inform, entertain and inspire you to become a better triathlete; including videos on: - How to swim, bike, and run faster with expert knowledge - Try our session ideas - Investigations into wide-ranging topics - The best triathlon bike tech and gear with pro-know-how - In-depth, entertaining features from the heart of the sport - Chat, opinion and interact with us across the channel and on social media! Join us on YouTube’s best triathlon channel to get closer to the sport and to become a better, faster and fitter triathlete! Welcome to the Global Triathlon Network. Thanks to our sponsors: Canyon bikes: http://gtn.io/canyon-bikes Felt bicycles: https://gtn.io/Felt THEMAGIC5: https://gtn.io/TheMagic5 MET Helmets: https://gtn.io/MET ON Running: http://gtn.io/On-Running Orca: http://gtn.io/Orca Park Tool: http://gtn.io/parktool Precision Fuel & Hydration: https://gtn.io/PrecisionHydration Selle Italia: https://gtn.io/SelleItalia Team Bath: http://gtn.io/TeamBath Wahoo: https://gtn.io/Wahoo Zwift: http://gtn.io/zwift Watch our sister channels: Global Cycling Network - https://www.youtube.com/gcn GCN Tech - https://www.youtube.com/gcntech GCN Racing - https://www.youtube.com/gcnracing GCN Italia - https://www.youtube.com/gcnitalia GCN en Espanol - https://www.youtube.com/gcnenespanol GCN auf Deutsch - https://www.youtube.com/gcnaufdeutsch GCN en Francais - https://www.youtube.com/gcnenfrancais GCN Japan - https://www.youtube.com/gcnjapan GCN Training - https://www.youtube.com/gcntraining Global Mountain Bike Network - https://youtube.com/gmbn GMBN Tech - https://www.youtube.com/gmbntech Electric Mountain Bike Network - https://www.youtube.com/emb