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Enjoy your Christmas by being kind to yourself

Posted by Kyle Smith on 29th Dec 2021

Enjoy your Christmas by being kind to yourself
The festive period is the time to reconnect with family, friends and loved ones, share gifts and create lasting memories. Unless your in-laws don’t get on then.. well…then.. good luck!But in all seriousness, us athlete types can take our sport a little too seriously. The stressing and worrying about missing those sessions around the festive period are all too real. Life gets busy in the festive period. And that's okay. For most, we do this sport because it’s fun and we enjoy it. So don't
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M.A.D System - It's what you don't see that makes you faster!

11th Oct 2021

M.A.D System - It's what you don't see that makes you faster!
Here at HUUB we relentlessly test our wetsuits to make sure they are the fastest. We designed and built the world's most advanced testing equipment - the M.A.D System. We use it to Measure Active Drag (M.A.D). No other brand in swimming or triathlon has one. In fact...we have the ONLY one!Watch Huub Toussaint, Professor of Biomechanics and wetsuit developer at HUUB, and its namesake, talk about his invention, the M.A.D System. M.A.D System - It's What You Don't See That Makes You Faster from HU
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Jack Burnell's Open Water Swim Tips

27th Sep 2021

Jack Burnell's Open Water Swim Tips
Whether you are new to open water swimming or just want some advice on good technique - HUUB swimmer and former British Olympian Jack Burnell is here to help with our new video on his top three open water swimming tips.Watch here
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From Brick Layer to the Collins Cup - Kyle Smith's rise

Posted by Mark Hayward, Sway Communications on 28th Aug 2021

From Brick Layer to the Collins Cup - Kyle Smith's rise
Kyle Smith is thrilled and honoured with his selection for the Collins Cup alongside 35 of the best athletes in the worldJust eight months ago, Kyle Smith was funding his love of sport as a bricklayer. Having won multiple 70.3 distance triathlon races and XTERRA races whilst breaking course records, Kyle has now been selected to represent “the rest of the world” at the Collins Cup to do battle with Europe and America’s best athletes. Born and raised in Taupo, Kyle has been developing as a
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The Athlete Approved Guide to Snorkels

Posted by Bobby Savulich, Athlete Approved on 13th Jul 2021

The Athlete Approved Guide to Snorkels
WHO SHOULD USE A SNORKELThe answer is all swimmers. Over the past two decades, snorkels for lap swimming are commonplace at the pool. Everyone from beginner to advanced swimmers should be use a snorkel. They are also helpful for swimmers with injuries.Freestyle side breathing can be tough for a brand new swimmer! Beginner swimmers who have yet to master breathing find comfort in knowing they can breathe freely with a snorkel.Beginner swimmers should use it to learn their optimal body line and wo
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