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Over 6 mile swim this morning and amazing free diving video

Posted Feb 09 2011 11:13am
I stayed up late last night watching a recording of Biggest Loser.  I did alot of fast forwarding but still didn't turn off the light to sleep until 10:30pm.  Not a good idea when you have to get up at 4am.  Anyhow, because I got it in my head that I was excited to swim today I didn't have a problem getting up.  I was in the water at 5:20 exactly and did
2000 free
after this set tread water with the water bottle and move away from the wall (5 yards total - in order to get overall totals to end up on an even 50.)
1000 free

then joined masters400 - 100 free easy, 100 drill, 100 kick, 100 pull
800 - 2 x 50's drill/swim, 2 x 75's free, 2 x 100's build to 90%, 2 x 75's free, 2 x 50's swim/drill, 2 x 25's kick
250 - 10 x 25's odds off the block(unless it's an easy set) 1 Hard, 1 EZ, 2 Hard, 1 EZ, 3 Hard, 1 EZ, 1 Hard
500 - 10 x 50's on 1:00 - 1 Hard, 1 EZ, 2 Hard, 1 EZ, 3 Hard, 1 EZ, 1 Hard
1000 - 10 x 100's pull on 1:30 - 1 Hard, 1 EZ, 2 Hard, 1 EZ, 3 Hard, 1 EZ, 1 Hard
50 easy

Then started my own thing2000 pull
1000 - 10 x 100's odds free, even alternate between back, breast, one arm fly no rest
2000 pull


11,005 yards total


Yesterday the Daily News of Open Water Swimming posted an amazing video that made me very jealous of the skill of being able to hold my breath.  It made me think about my wish last week to be able to do just that!
Here's the awesome video
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