The first sport in triathlon is swimming. They say that you can’t win a race on the swim, but you could lose it. I’m grateful that I grew up swimming, so I’ve always been pretty comfortable on being in the water and that I’m somewhat efficient in getting from point A to point B. However I know not everyone is like that — maybe you stayed on the boat instead of jumping off, or never even got near the water! Don’t let that hold you back from trying a triathlon… get comfortable swimming!
Here are my top tips for getting into swimming: