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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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses Jan 28, 2009

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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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    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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    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 Apr 25, 2013

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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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    snowmoon123 snowmoon123 26-30, F 11 hrs ago

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    My major right now is Kinesiology Health Fitness. It used to be kinesiology athletic training but I couldn't see myself as an athletic trainer. With me I'm not into nursing, dental...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F a week ago

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    A pivotal dream from "Loved As If," the book I'm working on:I was on a white beach, the taste of salt on my lips, the smell of it in the air. A cerulean sky met a sea of the same...
    Alessandre Alessandre 41-45, F Mar 22

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    I'm a swimmer. so it was really hard to find areas to cut that would not be visible. i used to cut my fingers and my wrists. i would cover them with bracelets. one day when i was...
    punkpanda3 punkpanda3 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    I found this site so please give advice if you have any. I am currently 19 years old. I am really short. 4'9 to be exact. I was the tallest in my class kindergarten through 2nd...
    veryshort4 veryshort4 18-21, M Mar 25

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    I used to wear those board shorts to the beach or pool, but my roommate in college (who was a swimmer) convinced me to go with a speedo recently. Oh my! It feels amazing. I also...
    swimboi10 swimboi10 18-21, M 7 Responses Mar 28

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    Overview: Male 47 ; Australia; Dated (celibate) a young Catholic lady for seven years; Married for seven more years (sexless after honeymoon); no children (guess why); We have had...
    angelwanderer angelwanderer 46-50 27 Responses Apr 1

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    Part of being "human" is race. Males and females are human, but they are not interchangeable. Males and females have the same DNA, yet no one believes they are the same. A physical...
    LaceinBlack LaceinBlack 22-25, F Apr 2

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    I always lived near the sea, and grew up basically in the water, Im not the best swimmer because of my bad health and weak stamina, but the sea is just more than a landscape for me...
    sidou89 sidou89 22-25, M Apr 4

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    isabelll26 isabelll26 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    I'm a lifeguard/swimmer/swimming instructor. Today my first day back to work went pretty well(:
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F Apr 5

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    1. I am a brunette 2.I have brown eyes 3. I am 14 4. I love to read 5. I read waaaayyyy over the average reading level for my age 6. My name is Mia/KJ 7. I wear contacts 8. I am a...
    LivinLovinLaughinSomethin LivinLovinLaughinSomethin 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I love swimming and sunbathing either at home or at the beach on vacation. I have three sons and they love the water too. They are all good swimmers.
    femalelovesanimals femalelovesanimals 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Some people are just bat*#itcrazy! I can't believe what happened today. This is a true story!!! So I was on my lunch break when some woman on a bicycle started screaming. She...
    xMissTix xMissTix 26-30, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    There are probably more and I just don't realize it but one thing I am kind of afraid of is drowning. But being afraid of drowning doesn't stop me from swimming, going to the beach...
    SaigeP SaigeP 13-15, F 2 days ago

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