First off, thank you to everybody that blogged, tweeted and facebooked about my Open Water Swim Tour! I appreciate the love! Also thank you to everyone that shot me emails and comments during the day, I appreciate it! I’m really stoked about my tour, but there’s a lot of training to be done in the meantime… for speed and aesthetic reasons. Like I told one of my friends, “I need to be a little more svelte looking if I’m going to travel the country half naked drawing attention to myself,” it’s just good business :)

Anyways, I got in a good swim in Santa Maria today, the sun was shining and we had 3 1/2 swimmers in our workout… one dude had to bail early hence the 1/2.

300 choice

Repeat x 2
3 x 100 free @ 1:30
300 kick
3 x 100 IM @ 1:45
300 pull

300 choice cool down

3000 yards total

My freestyle is feeling really good these days but my stroke stuff has been slipping. I’ve been really focused on my freestyling and it hasn’t been so good for my butterfly. I guess my fly is going to be a victim of my open water ambitions this year… I’m still hoping I can shave off a second from last year’s 100 time this year (I swam a :59) just by virtue of my much improved fitness. We’ll see what happens.

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