2016 Rottnest Channel Training – Part 5 Swimfari Duo There are now less than two weeks to go until the Rottnest Channel Swim and with a whole month passed since our last blog it’s time for a little catch up. Holiday Training Pablo was left to continue training with the Orcas and Black Ice swimmers…

2016 Rottnest Channel Training – Part 4 Swimfari Duo It’s 2016! Happy new year! With still 7 weeks until our momentus Rottnest Channel Swim it’s hard to get too excited, especially as training over Christmas and the new year period has eased up a little. Squad training wound up a few days before Christmas and,…

2016 Rottnest Channel Training – Part 3 Swimfari Duo In our last Rottnest Channel Training post we shared some of our training methods in the lead up to the Rottnest Channel Swim. Since then we’ve combined interval training for fitness and continued to supplement this with additional bay swims in the mornings to increase our…

2016 Rottnest Channel Training – Part 2 Swimfari Duo Almost two weeks on and our 2016 Rottnest Channel Training is kicking into gear. The past week has seen an increase in intensity with regular squad training (interval training), Wednesday and Friday morning Bay swims (distance OWS), and to top it off, a very busy weekend…

2016 Rottnest Channel Training – Part 1 Swimfari Duo This week I thought I’d start posting a blog to document our training for the 2016 Rottnest Channel Swim in February. Around this time last year, fellow Nunawading Orcas squad member and long time ‘swim twin’ Pablo Pizzuto asked if I’d like to do the Rotto…

Four Key Points To Creating an Effective Swimfari Listing Although this post is aimed at event organisers it also applies to anyone wanting to list their favourite swim on Swimfari. Getting your open water swim event noticed can be hard, especially when there are so many others vying for attention. We do make it easier…

Swimfari Site Relaunch It was just over a year ago that Swimfari was created. The idea was born from a problem that, as a keen swimmer, there were not really any map based sites that listed swim events. The only way that I knew of open water swims was through word-of-mouth and a few websites…