1. Despite indicates an illogical occurrence.
We had a good time despite the bad weather.
2. In spite of has the same meaning and usage as despite.
We had a good time in spite of the bad weather.
Swimming Tips for Beginners
Keep Your Goggles On
Learn to keep your goggles over your eyes for at least an hour without removing. Aswimming workoutoften includes a warm up, a main set, then kick or pull and finishing with a warm down. After each set, they tend to put their goggles on their forehead and reset their goggles on the next set. A long distance race does not allow for this luxury. Get used to keeping your goggles on.