Welcome to episode 169 of the Final Surge Podcast. Today we welcome Olympic swimmer Scott Dickens to the podcast. Scott joins us to talk about FORM, a revolutionary swimming goggle that gives you real-time metrics. Last week Final Surge announced we are now syncing with FORM so we invited Scott on to discuss what FORM is and how it can help you. Through the end of the month FORM is giving Final Surge listeners a $30 off coupon. Head over to FormSwim.com and enter FINALSURGE30 at checkout to save $30.
1:00 How did you get started in swimming?
1:57 When were you in the Olympics
3:19 What events did you swim?
3:40 You now work with FORM, can you tell us what FORM is?
4:40 What are the different metrics you are able to see?
5:29 Can you set the metrics you want to see?
6:15 How can it pick up heart-rate?
7:17 How does the distance work in a pool?
8:30 It would seem like the metics could be a distraction?
9:55 How do you start and stop it?
11:00 If you have a minute between reps you don’t need to hit start and stop?
11:53 How is the battery and how quickly will it charge if you forget to charge it?
13:13 What advice do you have to triathletes on using FORM?
14:55 Have you measured how accurate this is in open water for distance?
16:02 How has the integration with Final Surge gone?