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noun - Skin swim is a non-[[wetsuit]], non-neoprene open water swim.  In the [[open water swimming]] community, a skin swim is not skinny-dipping (swimming without clothes); rather it is performed with a porous [[swimsuit]], [[goggles]], and possibly, a [[swim cap]] and ear plugs.
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[[File:Sylvia.jpg|400px|thumb|right|[[Sylvia Marino]] in a skin swim among her fellow competitors at the 2015 [[Cold Half]] [[marathon swim]] in Hong Kong]]noun - Skin swim is a non-[[wetsuit]], non-neoprene open water swim or a division or category in an [[open water swimming]] competition where athletes do not wear a [[wetsuit]] or use any kind of [[neoprene]].  In the [[open water swimming]] community, a skin swim is not skinny-dipping (swimming without clothes); rather it is performed with a porous [[swimsuit]], [[goggles]], and possibly, a [[swim cap]] and ear plugs.
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==Usage==
  
 
''The swimmer attempted a skin swim despite the snow on the coastline.''  
 
''The swimmer attempted a skin swim despite the snow on the coastline.''  
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* [http://www.wpmsf.com World Professional Marathon Swimming Federation]
 
* [http://www.wpmsf.com World Professional Marathon Swimming Federation]
 
* [http://www.marathonswimming.com Marathon Swimming]
 
* [http://www.marathonswimming.com Marathon Swimming]
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* [http://dailynews.openwaterswimming.com/2013/06/nude-or-prude-solstice-swim-in-tasmania.html Nude Or Prude, Solstice Swim In Tasmania]
  
 
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[[Category:Terms]][[Category:Events]]

Revision as of 12:20, 2 February 2015

Sylvia Marino in a skin swim among her fellow competitors at the 2015 Cold Half marathon swim in Hong Kong

noun - Skin swim is a non-wetsuit, non-neoprene open water swim or a division or category in an open water swimming competition where athletes do not wear a wetsuit or use any kind of neoprene. In the open water swimming community, a skin swim is not skinny-dipping (swimming without clothes); rather it is performed with a porous swimsuit, goggles, and possibly, a swim cap and ear plugs.

Usage

The swimmer attempted a skin swim despite the snow on the coastline.

Synonym

naked swim

Antonym

wetsuit swim

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