Swim Safety: What every triathlete should know about SIPE

  • Posted by sunmultisport
  • On Dec 20, 2018

SIPE is Swim Induced Pulmonary Oedema and a condition that can make breathing very difficult. Triathletes swimming in cold water wearing a wetsuit are more vulnerable to this condition and should take precautions to help prevent it and learn the signs of it so they can respond accordingly if the condition begins to present itself.

We recommend you read this short article to educate yourself on what SIPE is, why it may happen, what you should do to protect yourself from it and more.