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                           March 25th 2018

Aquatic Edge Swim TECHNIQUE WORKSHOPS with Karlyn Pipes: 

The Nevis to St Kitts Cross Channel Swim is excited to announce that Hall of Fame swimmer Karlyn Pipes of Aquatic Edge ( will be offering a Free motivational talk on Saturday, March 25th as well as series of Faster Freestyle and Open water workshops the days leading up to the race. Karlyn travels the world teaching swimmers and triathletes how to swim faster with less effort and would like to help you too!

As a participant in the Cross Channel Swim, you will receive a significant discount to register for these events. Event registration for the workshops for those not racing can be found at:

 FREE Motivational Talk and book signing on Saturday, March 25th at 3:00 PM (race briefly at 4:00). 

When you hear Karlyn share her odds-defying comeback story, you can't help but to be inspired. Drawing from the challenges she faced to rise from the depths of addiction and self-destruction to her induction into the prestigious International Swimming Hall of Fame in 2015, Karlyn will engage, enlighten and entertain audiences of any age and from all walks of life.

Karlyn’s message has universal appeal. Her story is so real, her life so transparent, and her enthusiasm so obvious that anyone who has the opportunity to hear her speak will walk away thinking "Wow...if she can do it, why can't I?"

Karlyn will have a limited number of autographed copies of her memoir The Do-Over available at the event. Cost is $20 or equivalent.
Faster Freestyle Workshops: either Thursday, March 23rd or Friday 24th from 9:00-12:00

Using easy-to-understand drills and techniques, Karlyn will deliver a fun and fast paced workshop designed for any age group and for all abilities. Keeping the language simple and using a variety of examples found in any aquatic environment, Karlyn is able to help her students experience measureable improvement right away. After just one session, you will be a faster swimmer. 

Open Water Workshop on Saturday, March 25th from 10:00-12:30 PM
Do you want to have the BEST open water or swim of your life? Then this clinic is perfect for you! This SUPER FUN open water skills and drills clinic will cover the following:
·       Effective open water strategies, tactics, sighting and drafting
·       Learn how to breathe effectively in any condition
·       How, where and when to start in the line up
·       Overview of the WIDER freestyle to help you swim straighter

Cost: - US$95.00           Registered swimmers - US$75.00


For more about Karlyn Pipes, please visit