The 12 Days Of Swimming

Bryana Cielo
by Bryana Cielo 0

December 15th, 2016 Lifestyle

On the week after Christmas my swim coach gave to me:

a bad case of chlorine burn

Courtesy of FGCU Athletics

2 sore shoulders

Thiago Pereira has impressive shoulder flexibility. Foto: Satiro Sodre/SSPress.

3 angry coaches

4 loads of laundry

5 doses of Advil

6 laneline bruises

7 freezing ice packs

8 snoozed alarms

9 tubes of lotion

10 chipped nails

UCLA’s caps may be more of a royal blue, but their fingernails are sporting that baby blue. (Courtesy: Janna Schulze)

11 pairs of sweatpants

Kyle Stolk at the FINA Short Course Worlds Windsor, Canada (photo: Mike Lewis)

12,000 yards of free

courtesy of Ian McNichol/Scottish Swimming

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About Bryana Cielo

Bryana Cielo

Bryana Cielo Shortly after Bryana Cielo’s birth, she developed her love of water at her family beach house–and hasn’t stopped since. At the conclusion of her swim lessons at age 7, it was recommended that she try out for the local summer swim team. After her first season, she won the …

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