Check out our new site at openwaterswimming.com

In-water Start

From Openwaterpedia
(Redirected from In-the-water start)
In-the-water start at the 2014 Japan Open Water Swimming Championships in Tateyama, Chiba

noun - An in-water start refers to an open water swimming or winter swimming or ice swimming competition that begins in the water and does not require swimmers to dive in from a starting pontoon or run in the water from a beach, pier or shoreline to start. Swimmers stand or tread water in a depth sufficient for them to commerce swimming on the start signal.

Usage[edit]

The bay swim used an in-water start where the swimmers lined up behind the rope.

Synonyms[edit]

in-the-water start

Antonyms[edit]

beach start, dive start, run-in start, onshore start

External links[edit]