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.
I chatted to professional BMX and mountain bike racer Nathan Parsons on the podcast a few weeks ago. I asked him what triathletes could learn from BMX riding and for his top training tips for triathletes. He said “commit”. Commit to the race, commit to the ride!
Cotswold 113 is a middle distance triathlon race that takes place twice a year. It was previously in June and August but for 2021 will be June and July.
Should you race in the off season in winter? It’s cold, dark, wet and a lot of faff! So how can it help?