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A great fall morning

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by , September 16th, 2009 at 01:18 PM (572 Views)

I had a great outside swim this morning. It was just barely light enough to see with a crescent moon and Jupiter in the eastern sky when I started. As I was finishing the sun was peeking over the Rubies. What an awesome way to start the day!!

SCM, solo

300 swim free
200 kick choice
(on back-no board, 100 flutter/100 dolphin)
300 pull free
(w/buoy only)
6 x 50 on 1 alt. drill build: odds free, evens no free
(did fly-back-breast on the evens)

swim free 2x around:
3 x 150 on 2:30
(on both rounds, kept these at 2:161)
4 x 25 on :30
(kept these around 20)
50 easy on 1:00

kick 6 x 50 w/fins w/10 sec. rest: descend 1-3, 4-6
(did 50->42 on 1-3, 55->45 on 4-6)

200 swim down choice
Total: 2800 meters

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  1. jaegermeister's Avatar
    We get to swim out doors about one month out of the year, and I can completely relate to your description swimming by moon light with planets as additional display. Almost enough to make me want to move to warmer climates. Good for you!