adam walker

  1. Predator Goggle Review
    Predator Goggle Review

    Predator Goggle Review

    Annie Brooks’ Zoggs Predator Review

     

    What is the one thing that can make swimming difficult? Not getting the right goggles!

    They always say if you don’t realise you’re wearing goggles then chances are, they are the perfect set for your swim. The last thing you want is the wrong kind of goggles for your swim, and luckily now we have such a selection from Zoggs, there is quite

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  2. Pool Swimming Vs Open Water
    Pool Swimming Vs Open Water

    Pool Swimming Vs Open Water

    Pool Swimming Vs Open Water Swimming. What are the differences? By Adam Walker

    Water temperature

    In open water it can vary depending on what month you swim, country and body of water. For instance, throughout the UK in the sea, on average the temperature will not go beyond 18 degrees centigrade in the season with the hottest months typically August and early September.

    In a lake

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  3. STA Swim Teacher Myth Busting
    STA Swim Teacher Myth Busting

    STA Swim Teacher Myth Busting

    Myth Busting: how long should you stay in the water when starting open water swimming?

     Meet Steve, an open water swim coach and STA Coach. In this blog, Steve is going to be taking you through his safety tips for Cold Water Swimming and debunking some myths you may have heard.

    We are all different, male and female, and have a varying tolerance to the cold.  It is widely recognised that women are more suited to cold water

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  4. Becoming a better pool swimmer
    Becoming a better pool swimmer

    Becoming a better pool swimmer

    How to become a better Pool Swimmer By Adam Walker

    Zoggs ambassador and swim coach Adam Walker, is sharing his top tips on how to become a better pool swimmer in our latest blog.

    If you are a swimmer who churns out many miles a week and yet are not improving, it can be frustrating. It may be time to look at what you are doing before, during and after each session in order that you make better progress.

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  5. Adam 'Ocean' Walker Tips - Open Water Novice
    Adam 'Ocean' Walker Tips - Open Water Novice

    Adam 'Ocean' Walker Tips - Open Water Novice

    Where to swim

    There are many lakes up and down the country which have organised sessions and have suitable safety in place. I would recommend you swim in one these locations and as there will be other like-minded swimmers there who you can buddy up with and swim in pairs or a small group. In addition you can also make new friends as open water is a very social sport. Not only is it another good safety measure, it makes training easier supporting each other.

    Acclimatisation

    Due to the climate, open water in lakes, rivers and the ocean

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  6. Man Vs Ocean: Zoggs Open Water Swim Ambassador Adam Walker Launches Autobiography
    Man Vs Ocean: Zoggs Open Water Swim Ambassador Adam Walker Launches Autobiography

    Man Vs Ocean: Zoggs Open Water Swim Ambassador Adam Walker Launches Autobiography

    Man V Ocean Book JacketAdam 'Ocean' Walker was the first Briton to complete the 7 toughest channel swims in the World, also known as the Oceans 7! This incredible endurance challenge is considered the ocean equivalent to the "Seven Summits" and Adam was the second person ever to complete all seven swims on his first attempt!

    This autobiography captures Adam's journey from being a toaster salesman to becoming the 5th person in the World to complete the Oceans 7 challenge. The Oceans 7 is not for the faint-hearted - Adam took on the English Channel, Strait of Gibraltar, Molokai Strait, Catalina Channel, Tsugaru Strait, Cook Strait and

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  7. Adam "Ocean" Walker: 7 Steps from Pool to Open Water
    Adam "Ocean" Walker: 7 Steps from Pool to Open Water

    Adam "Ocean" Walker: 7 Steps from Pool to Open Water

    he Guardian newspaper recently described open water swimming as the “trend of 2015” and with more open water swimming events taking place across the UK in 2015, we couldn’t agree more!

    If you’re thinking of taking the leap from the comfort of your local swimming pool to the challenges of the open water in 2015, Zoggs open water swimming Ambassador Adam 'Ocean' Walker, the first Briton to swim the toughest 7 oceans in the world, has put together 7 expert tips to will help you make a smooth transition…

    1. Equipment
    Buying the right equipment is key! This includes a swim hat (

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  8. Zoggs appoint Open Water and Triathlon Swimming Ambassador Adam "Ocean" Walker
    Zoggs appoint Open Water and Triathlon Swimming Ambassador Adam "Ocean" Walker

    Zoggs appoint Open Water and Triathlon Swimming Ambassador Adam "Ocean" Walker

    Zoggs are pleased to announce the appointment of Adam ‘Ocean’ Walker as our Open Water / Triathlon Swimming Ambassador.

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    On the 6th August 2014, Adam became the first British person to complete the Oceans7 - known as the toughest 7 ocean swims on the planet - when he swam across the North Channel in his Zoggs Predator Fle

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