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Nick777 last won the day on November 14 2014

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  1. Nick777

    Winterfish 2018

    Another 2 to finish up on 89. Good stuff, everyone.
  2. Nick777

    Winterfish 2018

    5k today, longest swim since the late 90's. I think that a double dose of Winterfish has helped me stay consistent.....
  3. Nick777

    Winterfish 2018

    Not a failure at all... nice work.
  4. Nick777

    Let's talk Hematocrit Levels

    47 today.
  5. Nick777

    Ryf World Record at Gdynia 70.3, Poland

    Armstrong used to pay people to flood message boards & comments sections of articles to say that he was the best because he worked the hardest & prepared better than anyone.
  6. Nick777

    Ryf World Record at Gdynia 70.3, Poland

    Straight from the Armstrong playbook.
  7. Nick777

    Winterfish 2018

    Yep.. I have noticed the buoyancy difference between the pool & the bay (when it's a bit warmer!!), totally different feel - you can just drag the legs. The funny thing is, however... I have an issue with salt. Too long in the water & my tongue goes numb. When I was playing football, I had significant cramping issues (coming back from injury), and salt tablets were recommended... didn't go well - ended up making me sluggish, and keeping me awake all night with an elevated heart rate. I am apparently one of the 5% that is allergic to them. When I did the NZ ironman, I had no issues at all getting out & riding, but both times I did Melbourne, I was nauseous for most of the day post swim, and I'm wondering if the salt water had something to do with it.
  8. Nick777

    Winterfish 2018

    My old coach, who swims out of there, says that's the way to do it. Swims all year round, and doesn't notice the drop off in temp so much. I remember him telling me it was 6.7 one day...!!
  9. Nick777

    Winterfish 2018

    That's a similar course to the Australia Day swim. Nice effort
  10. Nick777

    Winterfish 2018

    Biggest July, and month, since around 1998. 60.5k..! Still trying to comprehend 80k weeks that the great ones do...
  11. Nick777

    Winterfish 2018

    Yep, if it's the course I do, that's about right.
  12. Nick777

    Winterfish 2018

    Fantastic, about 10 mins from my home. Did you swim with the Brighton guys, or the people that swim out of the yacht club?
  13. Nick777

    Winterfish 2018

    Starting to feel the effects of the increased volume - swimming ok, but feeling tired.. I've done more 3k sessions this year than any year in the past seven, and it's only July..! Really hoping to see the benefits come summer.
  14. Nick777

    Winterfish 2018

    9-11 degrees in the bay at the moment......
  15. Nick777

    Winterfish 2018

    Where are you going to swim in Melbourne?
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