One stroke at a time.
Oh hell. Your friend wasn't kidding; the ocean water feels like just a degree shy of freezing-over. Now you feel a bit dumb for taking her swim-to-the-buoy-and-back challenge, but you can't back down now. Well, at least you're wearing your Billabong Conor Tropic Bottom, which'll look hot even if you're brought in on the lifeguard's safety board.