Last Week at the Forum

Last Week at the Forum


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Here are some of the highlights from the past week at the Forum:

  • Farallon record-holder and marathon swimming hall-of-famer Ted Erikson comments on Joe Locke’s brave attempt.
  • Lodging recommendations for English Channel swims and the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim.
  • Bob Needham has heard that wetsuits help prevent chafing, while Donal Buckley suggests baby dolphin grease (if you can find it). :-)
  • A list of potential locations for completing 6-hour qualifying swims.
  • Some creative tips for working out muscle knots in the upper back.
  • An ingenius method for caching/hiding supplies during training swims.

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