Swimmers’ Top 12 Pre-Race Rituals (Video)

Retta Race
by Retta Race 5

July 10th, 2017 Video

Most of us are familiar with the pre-race sprinter slap seen on pool decks around the world, but have you ever seen ‘The Captain Morgan’ or ‘The High Jump’? The boys at SkillsNT have produced another amusing video, this time with their take on swimmers’ top rituals behind the blocks, ranging from the traditional to the rare.

Take a look at the ‘Top 12 Pre-Race Rituals’ and see which one depicts how you and your squad get hyped before the big splash.

Video courtesy of SkillsNT. 



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Add to this the “air swimmer” who does a rehearsal of their entire race behind the blocks.


Hilarious! ??


How about cleaning the goggles…

About Retta Race

Retta Race

After 16 years at a Fortune 1000 financial company, long-time swimmer Retta Race decided to change lanes and pursue her sporting passion. She currently is Coach for the Northern KY Swordfish Masters, a team she started up in December 2013, while also offering private coaching. Retta is also an MBA …

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