There have been countless moments in which I have wondered who decided to make swimming a winter sport. Most of these thoughts have taken place while speed-walking to my car on a cold January/February night as my hair freezes to ice.
Swim Friends Definition: 2 aquatic athletes bound by the mutual experience of pain, and the mutual respect for the others perseverance through long swim practices, often in highly chlorinated pools, on nights when their other friends were out at parties.
Courtesy of Swimtern Bryana Cielo, a high school swimmer with an opinion shared 15,000+ times on Facebook.
“I held onto you because no matter how much you broke me down, you’ve made me so much stronger emotionally, intellectually, and academically. And I wouldn’t trade that strength for anything.”
Do you ever feel like swimming is underrated?
Having just returned from my first recruiting trip, I figured I’d use my experience to help out a few fellow swimmers. If you’re having trouble packing, here’s your checklist:
Teaching a young child to swim can be challenging. Here are my nine steps to teaching swim lessons.
“It is now the summer I turn 18. I am currently head coach of my summer league team, and it is by far the most rewarding experience I’ve ever had.”
5 Lessons You’ve Probably Learned from Swimming
It can be so tempting to stay up into the late hours of the night scrolling through Instagram. But in the long run, what’s more important: a girl’s Instagram post you barely know or getting the most of your training?