DISCLAIMER: Open-water swimming is inherently dangerous. Open-water swimmers risk drowning, hypothermia, hyperthermia, heart attacks, panic attacks, cramping, jelly fish stings, fish bites, boat or jet-ski collisions, collisions with floating or submerged objects (including other swimmers), and other calamities that can be injurious, disabling or fatal! The "West Neck Pod" is an informal association of open-water swimmers who swim "outside the lines" with no lifeguard protection, it has no formal membership, organizational structure or legal identity, and its participants, including the author of this blog, make no representations and assume no liability with respect to its group open-water swims. All swimmers who participate in West Neck Pod group open-water swims do so at their own risk. Be careful out there!
Sunday, June 27, 2010
Another Horde Hits the Water...
Today's was another perfect weekend swim, with the "usual suspects" being joined this morning by a group of swimmers who call themselves "AquaFit," and who, knowing nothing about our group, just happened to show up at the suggestion of one of their members who lives in the area! So, like yesterday, when we were joined by Bob Miller's Tri-Masters Swimmers, we had a huge group setting out again this morning for a lovely Causeway swim...!
Rob Todd, who swam three miles of Rob Martell's earlier five-mile(!) swim, proclaimed conditions "spectacular," but warned about having seen two boats disturbingly close to our Causeway swim route -- one boat definitely within 300 feet of shore...So just another reminder to be careful out there!
Posted by Carol L. Moore at 12:21 PM