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Open-Water Swim Skills With Coach Lance Watson: Staying In The Draft

Coach Lance Watson and Ironman champion Brent McMahon explain how to not lose your efficient draft position coming out of buoy turns.

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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 and Aqua Sphere team up to provide 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 explain how to not lose your efficient draft position coming out of buoy turns.

Check back each week for another video from the series.

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