We’re back after a brief hiatus with swimming’s TopTenTweets, where we round up the best of the swimming Twitterverse. From Mark Spitz to a potato pug, scroll to see what made the cut!
Lilly King https://t.co/tc72AHNa6c
— Lilly King (@_king_lil) August 29, 2018
Who says no?
Swam 500 meters, with an actual lap-by-lap plan that I followed and everything.
basically i'm Katie Ledecky now
— Mina (@darkingsrock) September 7, 2018
Me when I have to sign a copy of my receipt everywhere pic.twitter.com/eeuPMEz9YV
— Leah Smith (@lgsmith19) September 5, 2018
Oh it does, you get curry AND Chinese https://t.co/aCTDUByxPp
— James Guy (@Jimbob95goon) August 24, 2018
Ah, the glamorous life of professional swimmers…
Catching all the green lights when driving to your destination is like winning the jackpot!… Especially when the destination is to get food!! 🤤🤗
— Simone Manuel (@simone_manuel) September 8, 2018
Thinking of putting together a book of Simone’s best food tweets.
OTD in 1972: "A story that perhaps will endure for all time." — the late Keith Jackson calling Mark Spitz's seventh gold medal at Munich Olympics. pic.twitter.com/GjISMJa58L
— Nick Zaccardi (@nzaccardi) September 4, 2018
…and then what happened?
@swimswamnews @UUClubSwimDive More goggles than Phelps has golds. #multigogglechallenge is over, we killed it. pic.twitter.com/6CK8p7TP6c
— Eliot Kang (@KangEliot) September 7, 2018
Michael should probably hand over his golds for this.
Congratulations to @LiaNeal on her first US Open Championship…even Google thinks so 🤔 pic.twitter.com/OopMlPmc6O
— Greg Meehan (@Stanford_W_Swim) September 8, 2018
Both groundbreaking… but not the same person.
And then came the follow-up:
For 3.8 million, y’all can call me anything you like https://t.co/5uxoYEkNwR
— Lia M. Neal (@LiaNeal) September 9, 2018
I’m just going to leave this right here pic.twitter.com/PNdEBR22fR
— kathleen baker (@KathleenBaker2) September 6, 2018
So will we.
Can we just take another moment to appreciate this swim by Ella Eastin pic.twitter.com/ZdrpHude3n
— Karl Ortegon (@kfortegon) September 4, 2018
Half a year later, and we’re still in awe.