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==Origin==
==Origin==
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Usage dating to circa 2001 from [[Steven Munatones]] in [[Huntington Beach]], California as adopted from the modern-day application of a NASCAR term.
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Usage dating to circa 2001 from [[Steven Munatones]] in [[Huntington Beach]], California as adopted from the modern-day application of a NASCAR racing term.
==4-wide example==
==4-wide example==
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* [http://dailynews.openwaterswimming.com/2013/11/open-water-swimming-keys-to-success_24.html Open Water Swimming - Keys To Success (Submarine)]
* [http://dailynews.openwaterswimming.com/2013/11/open-water-swimming-keys-to-success_24.html Open Water Swimming - Keys To Success (Submarine)]
* [http://dailynews.openwaterswimming.com/2012/05/esta-biena-4-wide-across-strait-of.html Está Bien...A 4-Wide Across The Strait Of Gibraltar]
* [http://dailynews.openwaterswimming.com/2012/05/esta-biena-4-wide-across-strait-of.html Está Bien...A 4-Wide Across The Strait Of Gibraltar]
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* [http://www.worldopenwaterswimmingassociation.com World Open Water Swimming Association]
[[Category:Terms]]
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Revision as of 23:14, 5 January 2014

Pack swimming with several 4-wides at the USA Swimming National Open Water Swimming Championships in Fort Myers, Florida
noun - 4-wide (Four-wide) is a formation of four open water swimmers or triathletes swimming side-by-side during a race or training session.

There was a 4-wide coming around the last turn buoy.

Its equivalents (3-wide, 5-wide, 6-wide, etc.) are used when there are more individuals swimming side-by-side.

Origin

Usage dating to circa 2001 from Steven Munatones in Huntington Beach, California as adopted from the modern-day application of a NASCAR racing term.

4-wide example


with Darren Miller, Jamie Patrick, Jen Schumacher and Oliver Wilkinson across the Strait of Gibraltar

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