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blueseventy Golden Goggles Hall of Fame: Ross Wingate

Ross Wingate (pictured above at the Capital Classic event) is participating in his seventh Ocean Swim Series this year, four of which, he has completed the full season of six swims. Age: 54 First event: 2008 Harbour Crossing Favourite event: Bay of Islands Classic Why we love him:  He loves the challenge and trains hard through the year.  And all […]

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blueseventy Golden Goggles Hall of Fame: Derek Eaton

Derek Eaton is one of our golden guys.  He’s completed four full seasons of the State New Zealand Ocean Swim Series and doesn’t show any signs of stopping soon. Age: 73 First event: 2009 Corsair Classic (now known as La Grande Swim) Favourite event: Bay of Islands Classic Why we love him:  He’s won his age […]

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blueseventy Golden Goggles Hall of Fame: Kate Wills

The lovely Kate Wills has completed all six swims in the State New Zealand Ocean Swim Series a whopping four times!  And for that, we think she deserves a special mention in our first edition of the blueseventy Golden Goggles Hall of Fame. Here’s a little bit about this golden girl… Age: 53 Location: Taupo […]

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Freestyle Swimming Body Position Comparison

Ever wondered how much advantage a wetsuit offers? In this video Ironman athlete Scott Neyedi explores the benefit of using a blueseventy Helix wetsuit versus a swimskin and finally togs! This four view video provides an interesting insight in the effect that the various fabrics improve or hinder your natural swimming style. Need a new […]

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Open Water Swimming Tips and Techniques: Stroke Mechanics for rough water swimming

Achieve your own goals at one of the three remaining State NZ Ocean Swim Series events this summer. Enter today!

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Fogged up goggles are your enemy

When it comes to swimming in the open water sighting is one of the most important things you can learn to ensure that you keep on course. This will save you time and energy by preventing you from covering excess distance.

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