With Thanksgiving upon us, we're feeling extra nastolgic about the sport we love to hate. Despite all of the complaints, dreaded early mornings, and constant hunger-- we're forever thankful for swimming. Here's why;
1. It keeps us busy and out of trouble (most of the time)
2. We appreciate being outdoors
3. Our forever cheerleaders, our parents
4. Our coaches for believing in us even when we don't believe in ourselvesRead More
Touch the Wall, the documentary that shadows Missy Franklin and Kara Lynn Joyce during their preparations for the 2012 London Games premiered last November to a packed theater in Franklin’s native Denver.
Since then, the movie has been playing in theaters and community centers across the country, hosted mostly by swim teams before the scheduled DVD launch in May.
Some of us here at SwimOutlet had the chance to preview the movie during the documentary’s New York premiere just before Thanksgiving.Read More
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As swimmers, we dedicate our whole lives to the sport. More times than not, heading to practice seems like a daily chore wedged into our routines. Swimming is the epitome of a love-hate relationship—one day you’re dreading it, the next day you’re excited to dive in (pun intended). Most swimmers will spend at least a fourth of their day swimming, talking about swimming or thinking about swimming—but what keeps us coming back?
In honor of the holiday season, we can’t help but feel a little extra thankful for the sport that keeps our lives afloat (literally). Here are the top 9 reasons why we are thankful for swimming;Read More
Tis the season to give thanks! Two-time gold medalist Ricky Berens is especially thankful this Thanksgiving, as the 25-year-old, two-time Olympian just announced his retirement from competitive swimming. Berens gave us his five things to be thankful for this holiday! What are you most thankful for this Thanksgiving? Tell us in the comment section below by December 9 for a chance to win a TYR prize pack signed by Ricky Berens!Read More
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I enjoy swimming to Unstoppable by Sia.