Swimming’s TopTenTweets: Why Kromo Dislikes Open Water

We’re back with swimming’s TopTenTweets, where we round up the best of the swimming Twitterverse. From shockingly poor cardiovascular fitness to Conor Dwyer‘s stylin’ suit, scroll to see what made the cut!


Preach, Simone. Tan lines are a badge of honor.


We’re gonna want those to see those results.


Missed it last week, but this is A+ mom content.


You’ve just described every swimmer’s biggest question in life.


Swimming. In print. #rare


Perfect form.


His autograph technique should catch up to his speed in due time.


Gotta start somewhere.


Can we get one of these but for going to class after morning practice?


Fish… out of water? #Sorry.

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3 years ago

Happy that Chark is learning to swim. I hope he posts a progress video where he swims a 100 IM or something. As someone who watches a lot of swimming and football, I would love to see that.

3 years ago

I thought the answer would be, “because it’s so boring.”

Mr G
Reply to  AreTheyEvenMoving?
3 years ago

Its gotta be a lot less boring than following a black line for a similar distance: sighting, fighting, drafting and waves.

He Said What?
3 years ago

I am with Kromo. I won’t do Open Water let alone go IN the water……I saw Jaws as a kid when it came out and haven’t been in Open Water since that day😂

Kirk Nelson
Reply to  He Said What?
3 years ago

Oh come on, live a little! Open water swimming is fun.

Reply to  He Said What?
3 years ago

I keep Jaws in my mind during open water to swim faster. Just thinking of a shark right behind you does wonders to your speed…

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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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