Swimming’s TopTenTweets: Quite the Shindig

We’re back with swimming’s TopTenTweets, where we round up the best of the swimming Twitterverse. It was a big week for USA Swimming, which held the Golden Goggles in New York Monday Night; so from golden highlights to Thanksgiving traditions, scroll to see what made the cut!


#10

Do it for the kids!

#9

One of these things is not like the other…

#8

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#SCM 50 breast debut baby! With lots of begging coach finally let me pull trig on my dream event. Have no idea what I’m doing 🤣🤣🤣#allin #raw #firstforeverything

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Never too late to follow your dreams.

#7

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Had a great time at Golden Goggles last night, and eating our way through NYC over the weekend. Thanks @usaswimming for a great event! 📸: @mike2swim

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Division III was in the house at the Golden Goggles. We’ve truly seen it all in 2018. #hero

#6

Those of us ages approximately 20-24 can relate.

#5

We give them straight tens.

#4

The ratio of veggie trays to dessert plates seems off IMO.

#3

If you missed it: https://twitter.com/USASwimming/status/1064688148423225345

#2

Do you self a favor and wade through those replies – it’s worth it.

#1

It really was, though.

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Kid

Lochte vs literacy 😂😂 @first reply of number 2

DIII THE D FOR ME

While your comment toward Andrew Wilson attending GG and representing DIII is in jest, I personally think that that demeans the DIII swimming community in some respect. Yes, it’s not likely that DIII will be pumping out national team members each year but what is the necessity of these comments? Justice and respect for DIII.

Knights in White Satin

Is there a more sensitive group of people on earth than D3 swimmers? Any time D3 is mentioned, D3 swimmers seem to come rolling in, white knights, swords a-flying, talking about how little respect they get.

What on earth do you see about that comment that is offensive at all???

PS – I clicked Torrey Hart’s bio…she’s a D3 swimmer. So…awkward?

CoachGB

There was a DIII swimmer on the 56 and 60 team from Cortland State NY. Of course there was no distinction then but still no scholarships. Had to swim the only NCAA’s there was.

CoachGB

Forgot about Bill Yorzyk in 1956 Gold Medal in the first 200 fly and World Record.
Springfield College graduate.

About Torrey Hart

Torrey Hart

Torrey is from Oakland, CA, and majored in media studies and American studies at Claremont McKenna College, where she swam distance freestyle for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps team. Outside of SwimSwam, she has bylines at Sports Illustrated, Yahoo Sports, SB Nation, and The Student Life newspaper.

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