When pools closed due to COVID 19, this swim team jumped in the ocean


When you’re part of a swim team and all the pools in your neighbourhood are closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you find creative ways to train. For the Winskill Dolphins, much of the spring was spent dryland training, running, and getting instruction from their coaches through video chats.

Then one of the team members had a brainstorm — why don’t we just jump in the ocean?

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