Bioprene swim

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John van Wisse who added kilograms of 3-way bioprene swim attempt of the English Channel

noun - A bioprene swim is an open water swim performed without neoprene wetsuit or swim cap.

Bioprene

Bioprene is an alternative term for the layer of hypodermis on the human body, also called subcutaneous tissue. It is mainly used for fat storage and a natural means to help tolerate cold water by open water swimmers.

Usage

All of the workouts by the channel swimmer were bioprene swims.

Origin

bio + neoprene or polychloroprene, a synthetic rubber that is used for wetsuits. The term was first coined by Steven Munatones.

Neoprene is the DuPont trade name for its brand of polychloroprene.

Synonyms

non-wetsuit swim, skin swim, naked swim

Antonyms

Neoprene swim, wetsuit swim

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