I Am A Competitive Swimmer

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 103 People

    Hmm.. Got my 2nd ear infection this year 😒

    just great #SwimmerProblems
    MeMiv MeMiv
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 1, 2014
    btsaddicted btsaddicted
    16-17, F
    Mar 1

    Swimming Keeps Me Alive

    I've been having trouble lately, not gonna lie.  This guy (the one mentioned in my username) was on track with me and I had to see him every single day of the week after school, and that broke my heart every day because I'll never have him. ANYWAYS, now that track season is over...
    ihatechaseoliver ihatechaseoliver
    13-15
    2 Responses May 4, 2011

    I started when I was 5

    and ended when I was 18. I really miss it a ton. Once a swimmer, always a swimmer(:
    Juliette20 Juliette20
    18-21, F
    Feb 1, 2015

    I coach a neighborhood swim team

    and today was the first round of championships for our little kids (10 and younger). It sucks that we came in last place, but I'm sure our older kids will do much better!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jun 29, 2015

    Well I Used To Be..

    For about 10 years I attended a swimming club almost every night and loved it. I had good friendships with the rest of the team and have lots of good memories. I used to go to galas, my favourite were those when we would travel on the bus without our parents to faraway swimming...
    LittleMissLucky LittleMissLucky
    18-21, F
    Nov 26, 2010

    Swimming Saved Me

    I joined my high school's swimming team this year, my second year there. My teammates, when I first met them at the informational meeting, were kind of intimidating. I only knew one of them, and we weren't even that close. But I started getting to know them and while we still...
    LoreilDarksky00 LoreilDarksky00
    16-17, F
    Nov 27, 2010

    why I swim competitively?

    This is an interesting story to say the least. Many people know that I have 2 sisters, but not a lot of people know that I had a brother as well at one time. Henry is the twin of my 12 year old sister and he drowned in a pool of a friends of my parents when he was 4. Us...
    sassygirl15 sassygirl15
    16-17, F
    Feb 23, 2015

    6h30 am train today! Im

    so tiredddd 😱😥😪😩😫😫😫
    menamia menamia
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jun 4, 2014

    Swimming Built Courage

    When I joined my high school swim team, I was a real no-body. Coming into high school, I knew absolutely no one, and I was never a social type of person. After about a week, an announcement was made that said the Swim team was needing people. My teacher called me in and told...
    Nalnos Nalnos
    16-17, M
    May 6, 2012

    Once a competitor....

    always a competitor. I started in grade 6 in Portage-la-Prairie. I've competed in AFCent (Allied Forces Central Europe). Once my times were good and in one if the middle three lanes I had a bad habit of being the last on the blocks and looking left and right, putting a small...
    nomad1966 nomad1966
    46-50, M
    Dec 1, 2013

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    1 Response Apr 16
    Honestly, I have always been more comfortable in the company of women. Men are competitive and are always posturing and I never cared about those things, but as I worked with men...
    Move4Word Move4Word
    46-50, M
    1 Response Apr 11
    I suppose this is where I can speak freely, not revealing my identity. Honestly, writing about my life, a stupid, sob story, I feel skeptical about it. Not knowing if anyone cares...
    Aselfconsciousturtle Aselfconsciousturtle
    13-15, F
    Apr 10
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    LeahLovee LeahLovee
    70+, F
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    I am a Wolf. I am fierce. I am strong. I am competitive. I am dominant. I am a Wolf. I am beautiful. I am majestic. I am a Wolf.
    Kimberlybucklandz1093 Kimberlybucklandz1093
    13-15, F
    Apr 1
    is it not a conspiracy that OJ Simpson has gotten 33 years inmprisonment for taking back his own belongings? his jersey # was 32.....they 1UP'd him (a competitive term for out...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 30
    This is hard for me to express. I hate it so much when I share something with vulnerability and joy, then the person "listening" responds to my story with their own story using...
    zeeva70 zeeva70
    41-45, F
    1 Response Mar 29
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