The new sport of swimrun doesn’t have the luxury of claiming a historical heritage like golf for instance. Neither is it the result of one or more sports naural development, but rather a stand-alone phenomenon. It is the result of people’s natural curiosity and desire for adventure. Swimrun originates from a drunken bet among friends, skipping a couple of 100 years of development and time-specific historical influence. It is divergent in origin, its own product, without any pre-established sports-related cultural norms.
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Swimrun is a sport of our time. Continue reading “Swimrun – can it get more equal?”