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Circle move

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noun - Circle move is a rarely used mid-race tactic in the sport of open water swimming where a leader literally swims in a quick circle so they are in a new position in the pack or relative to a competitor. It is used to throw off other competitors who are drafting or pacing off the leader who does the circle move quickly and without breaking stroke.

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Usage dating to circa 2001 from Gerry Rodrigues in Santa Monica, California.

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