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La 47e traversée de la Meuse à la nage
le 23 février 2014, à partir de 10h45'
entre le pont Baudouin et le pont de l'Europe
Traverser la la Meuse en compétition sous des températures inférieures à 10 degrés et avec du courant ne s'improvise pas! Un entrainement préalable et une attestation médicale sont indispensables.
Pour votre entraînement,
Nous nageons en meuse tout les samedis, contactez-nous.
Secret swims in Costa Brava
This season our technical team offers all open water lovers the possibility to indulge in a different type of training in the most spectacular spots off the beaten track of the Catalan coast.
Secret Swims are born out of this philosophy. “Secret” in this context means that, on the one hand, training takes place in uncrowded and secluded spots, and, on the other hand, the swimming location is not disclosed to the participants until the very same day of the activity.
These sessions are designed for swimmers who not only enjoy every single stroke but also delight in the beauty of the surroundings. Thus, on the day of the training we will make several stops to take pictures and have a snack in spots accessible only through swimming.
Dates: Saturdays and Sundays
Location: The swimming location won’t be disclosed until the very same day of the activity.
Duration: All day
Training fee: EUR 35 per session
Meeting point: Car Park at the Nova Marbella (or Mar Bella) beach in Barcelona (depending on the origin of the participants a different meeting point can be arranged).
Info & Bookings: http://goo.gl/QP3pmo
The session includes:
-On-site coach directing and adapting the session to the group’s level
-Gift bag: Silicone cap+ backpack+ water bottle+discount vouchers.
-Kayak monitoring the swimmers during the training.
-Photographic report and video recording.
Without extra charge:
-Transfer (up to 7 seats) from Barcelona city.
Specialized store Esportissim (Bolivia Street, 97, Barcelona) offers 50% discount on wetsuit rental to all the participants of the Secret Swims.
- It is mandatory to take out accident insurance. Our company can arrange it for you for 2.5.€ per participant.
- The participants declare to be in good physical conditions and not having any injury that might aggravate as the result of the training. Thus, the participants declare to be physically apt for the open water swimming route as well as participating on a voluntary basis, accepting all the risks and situations that might derive from their participation in the training.
Easter open water swimming training camp on Costa Brava
Costa Brava, Spain offers a perfect combination of stunning landscapes, mild climate, culture and cuisine.
This ideal amalgam of elements is part of the experience the athlete is going to live during his training camp, including alternative leisure options to enjoy after training sessions. A spectacular location on the edge of the sea has been selected for you in Spain (Costa Brava):
Cala Montgó, an ideal place to breathe in nature and calmness.
Mediterranean waters to swim in!
Transparent, clean, warm and full of life- all these words define the Meditteranean Sea water. Open water wimming in Spain not only brings great performance and technical efficiency but also pleasure of exercising amid magnificent coastal surroundings typical of the Costa Brava region.
For those who want to combine sea training with swimming pool training, we offer specific and personalized training programmes. To this wide spectrum of possibilities we should also add adavantages in terms on flight connections. Two airports connect Costa Brava, Spain with the rest of Europe, the international airport in Barcelona and the airport Girona-Costa Brava where mainly the airline Ryanair operates.
The open water training camp is aimed at either amateurs swimmers who would like to partake in the long-distance challenge or at swimmers who find it sufficient to participate in one competition a year. Each participant will be placed in a group depending on his/her level and previous open water swimmming experience. Since the open water training camp is thought for 8 participants maximum, we can easily adapt to the individual needs of each of them.
The programme features one training session per day (different distances according to the level) and one swimming pool session (underwater filming). Different cultural activities are also organized so that the participants can get to know the area in their free time.
CALA MONTGÓ CIRCUIT (Costa Brava)
Morning- Transfer from the airport to l´Escala
Afternoon- Welcome swim (Cala Montgó, 2K). This is an ideal time to get used to the conditions & temperature.
Morning- Middle distance swim 3-4K (IllaMateua)
Afternoon- Relays training (Cala Montgó).
Will work on swimmers technique. Refinement of OW swimming abilities.
Morning- Long distance swim 6-10K (Montgrí natural coast park)
Afternoon- Visit to Girona
Morning- Pool session (Dry work + Technique + Underwater filming)
Afternoon- Time at leisure
Evening: We will meet in the hotel to view the film offering stroke analysis for each person.
Morning- Visit to Cadaqués charming fishing village
Afternoon- Swim around Portlligat Island 3-5K. The day is planned with an easy but important recovery swim after efforts accumulated so far this week, and a chance to enjoy a relaxing day on a boat.
Morning – Local competition (Subject to availability). Alternatively there will a morning swim session in a protected area where swimmers are allowed to swim in.
Afternoon – Today will work with swimmers individually on assessing the outcome.
Morning – Transfer back to the airport
|**The tour itinerary might be modified according to the swimmmers abilities and levels.|
•We will provide full safety boat and kayak cover as well as nutritional support during swims.
•Distances may vary according to the level of the group and their training goals, and we will also focus on swimmers feeding plan suggesting alterations if required.
•Open water swimming does require an inherent degree of on-trip flexibility, so required changes in the planned itinerary will not be uncommon and will undoubtedly add to the uniqueness of each tour.
TIME TRIAL SWIM
Date: Saturday, 26 April, 2014 - 09:30
1,5 km non-competitive swim
or max. 1200 m in pool at the 4X Swim Game
4X Swim Games + 1.5K non competitive swim (26/04/2014)
|9h30||Entrance to the sporting venue. Sports village.|
|9h30 – 10h||4X Swim Games swimmers warm up|
|10h – 11h||4X Swim Games qualifying rounds|
|11h – 11h30||4X Swim Games semi-finals|
|11h30 – 12h00||4X Swim Games finals|
|12h||Award ceremony + Beach Party kick off|
|12h30||1.5K non competitive swim|
•Preliminary rounds competitive swim.
•300m each preliminary round.
•Limited to 64 swimmers.
•Average water temperature: 18 C
|Categories||Places||Nº of rounds||Course||Trophies|
|- 25 age Male||16 swimmers||3 (Qualifying rounds, semifinals, finals)||300 m||The first three|
|- 25 age Female||16 swimmers||3 (Qualifying rounds, semifinals, finals)||300 m||The first three|
|+ 25 age Male||16 swimmers||3 (Qualifying rounds, semifinals, finals)||300 m||The first three|
|+ 25 age Female||16 swimmers||3 (Qualifying rounds, semifinals, finals)||300 m||The first three|
•1.5 km distance swim
•Up to a maximum of 100 swimmers
•Average water temperature 18C
4X Swim Games competition will take place at Malamar venue which features a 200x400m swimming pool, and makes it perfect for experienced swimmers who are looking for their next swim challenge. When the competition finishes will give way to our non-competitive 1.5K swim ideal for swimming enthusiasts who are going to probably take part in one of the first events of the 2014 season , being able to swim the course in their own time, without the pressure of being part of a race.
Swimming pool Competition—-Qualifying rounds are formed by a group of 4 swimmers who will compete at a time in the same circuit. The two first swimmers reaching the finish line will be qualified for the following round and so on until the final.
The competition course will be marked by lane ropes only the first 25m, and then as participants swim towards the finish line the course will be shared with the other swimmers competing.
The choice of the components of the group in the qualifying rounds is a duty that belongs to organisers.
Pushing, shoving etc will not be tolerated and any aggressive or violent attitude towards the adversary either. These actions will be sanctioned being the aggressor disqualified by the race referee.
Wetsuits are not compulsory although the organization recommends swimmers to put them on.
|- Showers + changing rooms|
|- Wetsuit hire|
|- Wetsuit fitting and testing|
|- Sporting village (leading recognised sports brands)|
|- Beach party + one free drink|
|- Accidents insurance coverage (1.5K swim)|
|-Silicone cap given by the organisation|
|-Closed lunch menu for those who might be interested (not included in the registration price)|
When you arrive in Barcelona, there are 3 different train stations you might get the train from.
-Barcelona-El Clot Aragó
-Barcelona-Arc de triomf
Malamar sporting center is located in Montgat, just 15min away from Barcelona. When you get off the train you cannot easily get lost just because the venue is right in front of the train Station of Montgat
RENFE (national train operator)
R1 commuter train line—–Barcelona-Mataró-Maçanet. Look at timetables
Una travesía de 3000 metros nadando un pantano impresionante. Siurana está rodeado de paisajes espectaculares dentro de las sierras del Montsant y cerca de Prades, tierra de vinos, aceites y avellanas. Evento ideal para venir con acompañantes, que tienen la posibilidad de seguir la prueba de cerca desde los kayaks que Canoekayac alquila para acompañantes.
Pantano de Siurana 3.000 m
Vídeo Siurana 2011
- Excursión por Prades. El sábado día 26 de abril, el día previo de la 4ª travesía Prades Siurana, hemos preparado una excursión gratuita de 2 horas por las montañas de Prades. Se trata de un evento familiar, para todos los públicos. La hora de convocatoria son las 16,30 h, en la plaza del Ayuntamiento de Prades. Sólo hay que reservar aquí.
- Comida de Clausura.Tras la celebración de la 4ª travesía Prades Siurana, se celebrará una paellada de Clausura en el Centro Cívico de Prades. Tendremos ensalada de primero y paella de segundo. Puede comprar su ticket aquí.
- Seguros. Se contratará un seguro de Responsabilidad Civil y otra de accidentes para cada uno de los participantes y voluntarios.
- Alquiler de neoprenos. Neda el Món le puede proporcionar un neopreno de alquiler. Si lo quiere recoger en el evento, haga clic aquí. Si quieres que te lo enviemos a su domicilio, pulsa aquí.
- Fisioterapia. A la llegada se dispondrá de un servicio de fisioterapia ofrecido por el equipo de profesionales coordinados por El Quinto Meta.
- Guardarropa. Se montará un servicio de guardarropa en el embarcadero del Pantano de Siurana.
- Vestuarios y duchas. Todo el que lo desee, podrá ducharse en el Polideportivo de Prades.
- Acompañantes. Se podrá seguir la prueba bordeando el pantano mediante un circuito de 6 kilómetros que puede hacer a pie o en bicicleta de montaña. También se podrán alquilar kayaks (a 12 euros una hora y 17 euros 2 horas) para acompañar a su nadador desde el agua.
- Seguridad / Servicio Médico. Se dispondrá de un primer nivel de seguridad, con kayaks. Además habrá disponible un servicio médico, con una ambulancia situada en la llegada.
- Alojamiento. Si quiere quedar a dormir en Prades, pulse aquí y nuestros colaboradores de www.traveltriathlon.com os atenderan como merecéis.