Q and A's
Most frequently asked questions
TRYGFONDEN COPENHAGEN SWIM:
Until July 31 2021: 495 Dkr.
From August 1 until August 28 2021: 550 Dkr.
Until July 31 2021: 900 Dkr.
From August 1 until August 28 2021: 1000 Dkr.
NB: You also pay a registration fee to Sportstiming at around 18 Dkr.
Go to 'Your Orders'
You can only change to a heat with available spots. Notice that 7-10 days prior to the event, it is no longer possible to change your heat (wave) at the website. In stead you can go to the registration tent on the day of the event to change the heat.
Go to 'My Orders'
If you are handicapped, you are allowed to use other helping equipment. Just contact the eventmanagement.
A wetsuit can keep you warm for more than an hour in 16 degrees water. If you get tired, you can lay on your back with your hands behind your head to relax, taking advantage of the increased buoyancy.
It is important to gain experience with swimming in a wetsuit prior to the event as it will change your balance in the water and it can feel a bit claustrophobic the first couple of times you use it. You may wish to try wearing a wetsuit in an indoor swimming pool before using it in open water.
Try an find a heat with times that suit your swimming ability. If you cannot swim as fast as the times given for your heat, don't worry - you will not be withdrawn from the race, unless the lifeguards assess that you are in danger.
You will appear as a participant in the event. You will receive your entry number one week prior to the event.
There are stairs from the deck to the pontoon and from the waters edge to the pontoon at the finish line. For safety and spectator reasons, each swimmer will get a colored and numbered swimming cap. As a participant it is compulsory to wear this swimming cap.