How To Do Dolphin Dives | Open Water Swim Entrance And Exit

Published on June 17th 2018


The dolphin dive is a great way to get an advantage on your competitors during your next triathlon. In a race with an open water swim entry and exit, a good dolphin dive can save you valuable seconds! Subscribe to GTN: Check out the GTN Shop: If you’re doing a triathlon with a sea swim, then dolphin diving on entry and exit could give you a real edge on your competition. It might look a little bizarre, but it won’t look so silly when you leave everyone behind at the start. The dolphin dive is for that depth of water that’s too deep to run, but also too shallow to swim. You won’t want to repeat it too many times - it’s pretty tiring. But, a few dives in a row will certainly give you an edge over those trying to wade out, or those that have started swimming too early. As soon as you feel like you can start swimming comfortably, just break into a full stroke. Do you usually do a dolphin dive during a triathlon beach entry and exit? Let us know in the comments below 👇 If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends 👍 If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link - Watch more on GTN... 📹 How To Do A Beach Start In A Triathlon - 📹 How To Do A Beach Exit In A Triathlon - Music: Epidemic Sound Surfing The Beach 1 (Sting) - Victor Olsson Quentino 1 (Sting) - Stefan Netsman Surfing The Beach 3 - Victor Olsson Photos: © Triathlon / Getty Images