Aquatic scrum

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Photo by Javier Blazquez of Christine Jennings, surrounded by Olympian Angela Maurer on her left, Olympian Melissa Gorman on her right, and Olympian Poliana Okimoto behind her in the 5 km race at the 2008 World Open Water Swimming Championships in Sevilla, Spain in an example of open water swimming physicality including impeding.

noun - Aquatic scrum or scrum is a group of open water swimmers or triathletes swimming together in an open water swimming competition, triathlon, or during training where physicality frequently occurs among athletes.


The swimmers were in a large aquatic scrum during the start of the race.


Pack, peloton, scrum


Usage dating to circa 2001 from Steven Munatones in Huntington Beach, California.

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