On the Water And In The Woods

Sea kayaking, sailing, and lightweight backpacking in the-Chesapeake Bay, Mid-Atlantic region

Friday, February 20, 2009

Hypothermia in the water - first person account

As sea kayakers our greatest cause of death on the water is through hypothermia. Here is a first hand account of a long distance open water swimmer who went hypothermic on one of her swims. In particular, note as her internal reasoning declines during the event:


Keep warm out there!


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