Swimming’s TopTenTweets of the Week: #2 The Zane Grothe Warmup Special


University of Iowa freshman backstroker Natalie McGovern knows how all you college swimmers feel during finals week.


As long as you and your teammates are keeping it weird, training trip is probably going pretty well.


Work hard, play hard, and VACATION HARD, apparently… Hawai’i isn’t the worst place to be in December.


Olympic squad!


Ahh, this brings me back to the super-suit days. Derek Toomey and Emily McClellan found some use for their old suits on the TV show Let’s Make a Deal!


Well… Yeah. I guess quick starts aren’t as complicated as I had previously thought. OK then. Thanks Roland!


Star Wars = taper safe.


Usually, we just push through those tough sets and keep up the morale. But sometimes when you add 10 seconds to your lifetime best in a 100 free for time, it’s OK to feel sad. Just remember that champions have short memories.


When your coach says to “do your own thing” for warmup…


Katie Hoff, an American great, has hung up her goggles. Nothing like some good wishes from the GOAT! SwimSwam wishes you the best in your future, too, Katie!

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Swimmer A
5 years ago

…I wanna know more about tweet number 6 though. Emily McClellan and Derek Toomey were on let’s make a deal?? I feel like that’s worthy of it’s own article

About Karl Ortegon

Karl Ortegon

Karl Ortegon studied sociology at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT, graduating in May of 2018. He began swimming on a club team in first grade and swam four years for Wesleyan.

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