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Competitive Edge

We all have different reasons for getting in the pool. Read why Mark is making a Big Splash and if you are like him, choose you own splash from the options below.


"Whether it’s triathlons or races in the pool, I know what it’s like to need to succeed. I’m always seeking to compete and win!  Second is never good enough.

"I got into swimming through triathlon. I was good on a bike and I could run fast but my swimming let me down. I went to a Swimfit session at my local pool and was soon shaving minutes off my triathlon times.

"Some of the people I met in the pool introduced me to the local Masters’ swimming club, and now I compete in the pool as well. Bring it on!"

Are any of these statements you?

  • I need to improve my speed to compete and win.
  • I'm seeking a triathlon edge
  • I’m swimming to win.
  • I’m seeking something to satisfy my competitive side.

It's me, what's next?

Check out the activities below to find your Big Splash.

Nope, not me

OK, try another Big Splash Persona or you can check out our full list of activities here. BETTER STILL, sign up to Get Involved, secure your special code and let us recommend activities for you. You could win a Lumie Bodyclock.


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