Episode 117

Can open water swimming make you sick?/Thomas Lenneberg of USA Triathlon Foundation

In this episode:

The dangers of open water swimming are well documents but many also claim that open water swimming made them sick. Is this possible? If so then what can we do to decrease our risks and what should we be watching out for? Plus a conversation with the executive director of the USAT Foundation Thomas Lenneberg. He shares with me the Foundation's history, its mission and some of the good work that they have done over the past couple of years.


[06:13]- Can swimming make you sick?

[23:37]- Thomas Lenneberg of USATF


Episode 18, discussion of SIPE

Thomas Lenneberg

Thomas's Facebook page

@USATFoundation on Twitter

Thomas's Website

@usatfoundation on Instagram

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Jeffrey Sankoff

Jeff Sankoff is an emergency physician, multiple Ironman finisher and the TriDoc. Jeff owns TriDoc Coaching and is a coach with LifeSport Coaching. Living in Denver with his wife and three children, Jeff continues to race triathlons while producing the TriDoc podcast.