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I Am a Swimmer

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    My Love And My Life!

    When I was little my parents threw me into basketball, soccer, dance... I was awful at all of them. Then when I was six, I tried swim team. I loved it, and was pretty darn good (well, as good as a six year old could be.. ha.)! Twelve years later, I was captain of my high school...
    hanniejoy hanniejoy 18-21, F Nov 26, 2012

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    Team

    This school year was my first time swimming competitively. I had tons of experience prior to that though because my mom would teach me the basics for it since she was on a team at the age of four. I also will be going to the Oklahoma state meet this year as well. If your in the...
    LegacyX LegacyX 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 4, 2013

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    My Highschool Swimming

    I have serious love/hate relationship with swimming and occasionally with running. I swam 3 of my 4 years in high school. I enjoy it but I never want to do it until i can't then there's nothing I want to do more. I ranked top 15 in 2 of my events this year, my 200 free and my 500...
    FadedFour0Six FadedFour0Six 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 25, 2013

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    Two miles breast stroke was always my ambition,

    and I achieved that distance while I was still at school. I swim almost every day. It is an essential fitness regime for me, added to a little workout in the gym.
    Paca24 Paca24 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    swimming is something very important to me.

    when your underwater the chaos is gone. you are hearing a symphony of silence under the water. your mind is cleared of worries, problems, and struggle. you are in your own world focusing on your own thing-swimming. I have been swimming for just a little while now but I really...
    oreocooky oreocooky 13-15, F Jul 23

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    Am I a Swimmer?

    I have been swimming for 12 years all year round everyday. I've been on a USS team for 10 of those 12. I hate the pressure and everyone telling me what to do anymore. I love the sport and i don't know if i will know who i am without it. next year i have to decide if i...
    LittleMissToughGirl LittleMissToughGirl 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 28, 2009

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    Swam in the lake today.

    .. Ohhh i wish summer will just go on and on!
    meowmermaid meowmermaid 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Not A Sport, Huh?

    To all the football players who say swimming isn't a sport: **** you. Go play football til you throw up. ;) (yeah, good luck with that) til you can swim a varsity swim workout, you have no right to judge.
    Ask937 Ask937 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 22, 2012

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    I'm addicted to it. A couple of days without

    putting in my 3K, and I'm climbing the walls.
    Woody6 Woody6 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 27

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    Well...sort Of...

    I learned to swim when I was 2 1/2 years old in a lake in central Florida. Swam and played in pools all my life. During grad school, I swam laps regularly...the single time in my life I have exercised regularly. Now that I am, (ahem) a gentleman"of a certain age" I cannot keep...
    davis0444 davis0444 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 9, 2012

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    Swimming defiantly takes my mind off of

    everything . And plus it keeps me in great shape . I just love to do it .
    emoniemm emoniemm 70+, F Jul 16

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    Oklahoma State

    Last Thursday my swim team left for the Oklahoma State Championships for swimming. I was able to go which meant that every member of the male part of my schools swim team made it this year. I am excited for my sophomore year because I will be able to go back to swimming with the...
    LegacyX LegacyX 16-17, M Feb 17, 2013

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    Well I'm no longer a swimmer

    but I used to be a competitive swimmer. Butterfly and Freestyler over here! I really miss it and I regret quitting. Swimming helped me with a lot of things...staying active and fit, building up my confidence, giving me close friends for life and just all around making me...
    surroundedbutalone22 surroundedbutalone22 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    Related Experiences

    Hmm.. Got my 2nd ear infection this year 😒 just great #SwimmerProblems
    MeMiv MeMiv 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    I want to swim around the Cies Islands, off Vigo. I am quite a strong swimmer, but in the sea I always have fins on.
    Catram21 Catram21 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    Here is a photo of what my pellet gun, a 22 caliber air rifle,did to a chili can, same thickness of a bean can, notice how the tin is bent outward evidence my gun shot the pellet...
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    Married for 18 yrs, together for 20 yrs. kids, dog, home, and both have jobs. Sounds like a perfect life. Sometimes it is but man oh man when teens get their mood swings. Or when...
    ImFoolish ImFoolish 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 31

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    Streaking! -- I never was much of a swimmer, but I could run pretty fast!
    nudityrequired nudityrequired 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 5

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    I was a senior in high school, and 5-1, and the girl was a freshman, and 5-11. She was on the swim team, and had been the best swimmer since 7th grade, she was considered a phenom...
    Carlsoncarly Carlsoncarly 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 8

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    But I always get that damn swimmer's ear!
    MadameMM MadameMM 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 9

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    Since my first girlfriend, I have never dated a woman who wasn't stronger than me. I am 5-1, everyone is already stronger and taller, but these girls are all way taller and...
    Carlsoncarly Carlsoncarly 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 9

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    I have swimming coming up in p.e and I really don't want to do it at all, I hate it, I hate my legs, I'm a bad swimmer I can't even swim a length without stopping and I hate...
    ArizaSultan ArizaSultan 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 10

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    I am about 4 1/2 months pregnant and this all happened by accident. We both used protection yet some how my fiancé's little swimmers made it through. Both of us are still under...
    Squid10101 Squid10101 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 14

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    1. I'm a little shy 2. And I can be very quiet at times 3. But I love meeting people 4. I'm learning to love myself more 5. And I love improving myself 6. I'm a Christian 7. I...
    easynuh easynuh 26-30, F Aug 14

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    We did the island hopping tour which was fab! They consider you to another resort nearby in which you get shown all around - ours was soneva gili.The diving and snorkeling Here i...
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    Just from the island's seashores, swimming can be a very popular pastime, and The fantastic thing about the ocean makes it irresistible to swimmers. Having said that, they should...
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    We loved a wonderful spa package deal with each other and, as a non-swimmer, I even managed a scuba dive. The sights beneath the crystal obvious waters are Definitely remarkable...
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    A non-public outside pool (measuring 21m2/69ft2) shaded by tropical trees and stretching in direction of the ocean provides to the attract from the Seashore Villas. (Interior space...
    Hiltonhn53 Hiltonhn53 31-35, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Today was Day 7 of 10 of my beach vacation. For the most part, you see the same people on the beach, but today was different. As we set up our "camp" (umbrellas, chairs, bogey...
    missformidable missformidable 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Reethi Seashore can be an eco-pleasant, Maldivian type, four star deluxe island vacation resort situated in Baa Atoll, the Maldives. This stylish and spacious vacation resort...
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    This in excess of-h2o location combines unbelievable sunset views with modern-day Japanese Delicacies. With the purist, the chef hand-picks components making certain sushi and...
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    An all-inclusive vacation might be the answer to the trendy travelerR17;s need to chill out with no stress of running up a bill, tipping For each and every minor thing, or becoming...
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    Exhilaration is just past the doorstep of each and every villa with Seashore volleyball, football, Pétanque and croquet. Bicycling and jogging are perfect solutions to discover...
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    Plain and simple I'm going to be a dad. The kicker is we both used protection and it still happened. My little swimmers are like freakin superman.
    Ravenbrook Ravenbrook 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I joined swim team when I was 8 and I'm 17 know When I started I was good know I'm one of the top swimmers on my team.
    fashion3102 fashion3102 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    If you wish to retrieve a reservation, remember to enter the email address and password you utilised once you booked your reservation.We offer total packages together with...
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    Any bad/negative comments and I will report you :) So, I got my period this morning, so I'm not pregnant this cycle :'( My fiancé and I have been trying to get pregnant off an on...
    BrittannyLynn BrittannyLynn 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I want to and kinda am. I'm much more active now. I am a beginner swimmer. I want to speed up the process a bit. I don't know why I want to rush the results I just do. Just...
    Sacryfice Sacryfice 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    So I'm pretty chubby I guess you can say. I'm 5'2 and I weigh 163.4lbs and I'm not into guys who are bigger like I'm not saying their faces are ugly I actually have a friend whose...
    lilbum97 lilbum97 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Olympic swimmer humming in the pool, distracted, hoping for Gold!
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    Shorelines – Terrific vacation resort which has a 3 or four seashores to choose from. The Seashore in front of the pool and cafe may be the busiest but has much more...
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