Tenerife Day Three

This entry is part 3 of 17 in the series Training Camp Tenerife

Starting to get used to the daily routine here in Tenerife. Morning wake up at 7 am and a short breakfast before leaving for morning workout. Again not really nice weather this morning and rather cold water at the pool. But again, as we’re using those two weeks to build up a basis for next year, we stay mostly warm after a couple minutes of warm-up.

I forgot to tell you yesterday that the pool here is a salt water pool. That’s pretty cool and I really like the feel of it. No gym work on the program today so I went to the “Stretching Room” after the morning workout and enjoyed the Ocean view.

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Tenerife Day Two

This entry is part 2 of 17 in the series Training Camp Tenerife

Our first day of training started with breakfast at 7 am. From there we went straight to the pool for two and a half our of swimming. It was mainly long and smooth stuff. We were really just warming up for the days to come. The water was a bit cold at first but as we were constantly moving this morning we managed to get warm after a few minutes for the rest of the workout. Although, the weather wasn’t that great (it was raining) the outside temperature was just about right with 20°C.

The thing we had to find out is that in Spain they don’t serve lunch at noon. So we were rather hungry when we finally got to have lunch at 1pm. But we’ll be better prepared with after workout snacks from now on.

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Tenerife Day One

Swim Camp Tenerife

We left from Geneva airport early in the morning. Our first flight went from Geneva to Barcelona where we had an almost 3 hours layover before we took the next flight this time nonstop to Tenerife North. From there we had a bus ride of about an hour to the other end of the island to our hotel.

Oyonnax Trip

To close the year 2008, I went on a short trip to Oyonnax (FRA) with my teammates and some of the youngsters of Lancy Natation.

The aim of the trip was really to have a good time together as a “family” and along the way spend some time with those young swimmers and hopefully inspire some of them to continue their journey in the world of swimming.

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