Sports club Red Top Swim from Great Britain chose Swimming Pools Kantrida for their swimming camp for the third time.
Club's members are adults interested into more effective swimming for fun, fitness or competition.
During the training, it is combined technical skills of Peter Prijdekker, former Olympian swimmer of Netherlands, with the knowledge of Tim Denyer, experienced open water swimmer.
Red Top Swim was founded in 2007 with a goal to use swimmers' knowledge for a personal development.
Current members of Red Top Swim achieved a lot, from professional liscence for triathlon 70.3 ironman and competing in ironman category, while open water swims include English Channel, Tsugaru Channel, Strait of Gibraltar, Dardanelle Straits, Catalina Channel and North Channel.
This year Red Top Swim swimmers plan to swim across La Manche. Others will swim across Strait of Gibraltar, Zurich Lake, and a few of them will swim around Manhattan Island. Two brave swimmers will travel to Japan to swim across Tsugaru Channel between islands Honshu and Hokkaido. One of thw swimmers decided to swim across Cook Channel between South and Northe island of New Zealand.
'Our team counts more than hundred swimmers amateurs, who swim marathons, but there are people who swim short races in open water, as well as the people who are readying for triathlon and ironman races,' said Tim Denyer in an interview for the local media which was organised by Rijeka sport.
'We gladly come back to Croatia, we have ideal conditions for training at Swimming Pools Kantrida. Four years ago we had our first training camp, and it was phenomenal. In the morning we have a training in the pool and in the afternoon we go to the beach to train there for the open water disciplines,' explained Tim Denyer.
(Published: June 13, 2017)