Doing a tumble turn at the end of each length looks and feels cool! It’s not really a necessary skill for triathletes and open water swimmers who usually race in open water without even a wall to push off. And with 3 sports to train for taking time to learn how to tumble turn probably isn’t high up the priority list.
With swimming pools being closed due to covid-19 restrictions there has been a huge boom in outdoor swimming. Many people are continuing to swim outside even in December and January when water temperatures are dropping to 3 degrees. It seems like a totally crazy thing so here are some good reasons to give it a go.