Chad Ho’s number one tip for doing the Midmar Mile.

Chad Ho’s number one tip for doing the midmar mile.

Chad Ho on the One Thing You need to Do if You’re Swimming the  Midmar Mile


Having won the Midmar mile 7 times, Chad Ho knows a thing or two about how to get through the largest open water race in the world. This weekend he’ll be aiming for his 8th win and a while back we asked him what his best tip for doing the Midmar Mile is.


“Sighting, a lot of the time you see people just putting their heads down and swimming further than they have to because of swimming off course or being pushed by the currents. I suggest looking up more often than not and make sure you are heading in the right direction.”


For more on Chad including his pre and post race rituals click here


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