Rene Rodriguez

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Coach Rene Rodriguez got her start in open water swimming in 2009 with Water World Swim San Francisco and since then has been a regular. She enjoys working with the new swimmers, helping them to adjust and feel comfortable in the bay. Primarily a marathon runner and triathlete, she has completed 6 Alcatraz swims with WWS and has always made it to the finish line.

You can read Rene's blog here.

Photo by Davide Paperini

Rene's Training Tip
"Even a slow swimmer can make it to the finish line with the proper navigation skills. Know your limits, develop a feel for the water and currents and then sprint at just the right time, but most importantly, have fun!"