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For many, swimming in the open water is one of the most intimidating parts of becoming a triathlete. In a new Triathlete.com-exclusive video series, LifeSport coach Lance Watson provides tips to help you refine your open-water skills and develop confidence ahead of your next triathlon. This week, Watson and Ironman champion Brent McMahon help you develop a strategy for deciding where to start your race.
Check back each Monday for another video from the series.