Swimming’s TopTenTweets: A Flawless Week

We’re back with swimming’s TopTenTweets, where we round up the best of the swimming Twitterverse. From some classic #TBTs to honor Michael Phelps‘ 33rd birthday and the 10 year anniversary of the 2008 US Olympic Trials, to Gary Taylor confirming he’s a distance coach (wink wink), scroll to see what made the cut!



Everyone’s reaction in one tweet. #KeepItMoving.


@truesweetser seconds before I beat him 📸: @russellmark1226

A post shared by Katie Ledecky (@kledecky) on



This was some truly suspenseful racing. Also, Brock Bonetti is a multiple time All-American and races Olympians all the time.


Blazing fast. Additional shoutout to the extremely fast Andrii Govorov, who broke a world record Sunday but had no tweets to show for it.


“It’s just a bronze.”


Power towers claim another victim!


A quality #TBT.


Because TopTenTweets has been lacking words of wisdom as of late.


We can always talk about this.


It’s rare that a swim-related tweet truly goes viral, but this one sure did. This is Christian’s second stint on TopTenTweets – don’t forget us when you’re famous!

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About Torrey Hart

Torrey Hart

Torrey is from Oakland, CA, and majors in Media Studies and American Studies at Claremont McKenna College. When she's not writing about swimming or baseball, you can probably find her listening to a podcast or in a pool ... and/or watching Seinfeld, which she just realized is funny.

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