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I Am a Swimmer

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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, 2014

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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 Jan 27, 2014

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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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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 Aug 24, 2014

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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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    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, 2014

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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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    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 1 Response Apr 22, 2012

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    Yep I'm a swimmer was one in school

    and I still am I personally train, and I hope to be in the Olympics but it probably won't ever happen.:( I am a professional freestyler ^^
    justme12330 justme12330 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 19, 2014

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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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    Related Experiences

    I was swimming laps across the beach between two rocky head lands today. Perhaps a little further out than most people would be prepared to go. At one end a group of young preteen...
    wishingicouldlovemore wishingicouldlovemore 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 10

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    I have a second favorite thing I love to do and that is swimming at the beach and at home. I am a swimmer at heart. I do not go skinny dipping at the beach but I do go skinny...
    dianefisher dianefisher 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    I have numerous old and good friends. I will be posting little by little about each one of them as a tribute to our friendship.Today I want to share with all of you how special she...
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 3

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    Well me and my family went to the beach. It was only a little after a a hurricane. The waves in the ocean were HUGE! But people were still allowed to go in . So my brother went in...
    chaoshead chaoshead 13-15, M Jan 8

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    I'm 18 and I was diagnosed with JDMS in fifth grade. I underwent steroid treatment and have been in remission for a few years. Things got really bad when I was sick, but I wanted...
    loganc10 loganc10 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    1. My name is Andrea. 2. I'm a college student. 3. I'm a swimmer. 4. I'm also a swimming instructor. 5. My favorite food is sushi. 6. I love going to the movies. 7. I have two best...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 3

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    my fiance and I both love the water we are keen kayakers and swimmers we therefore think some pictures of us in wet wedding attire would be fun and something nice to look back on...
    kerrmit84 kerrmit84 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 12

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    Traveling through the Navajo Nation in northern Arizona today this powerful quote from a Navajo elder comes to mind (Honor the sacred, Honor the earth, our mother. Honor the...
    Rollingdowntheroad Rollingdowntheroad 51-55, M Jan 15

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    And all of this will be related to swimming! 1. I was on a swim team and water polo team at the same time in high school; 4 hours of practice per day 2. I used to ask lifeguards...
    Lorence10 Lorence10 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 22

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    I was used to be friend of crazy, funny, “alive and burning” people, I was used to have many girlfriends, even at the same time, I was living fast and that’s how any guy...
    calande calande 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 23

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    So i get asked a lot of questions like "How come you've been with so many people yet you're so young" "How does your mom know know you're a slu.t?" "How are you not pregnant...
    RoughF17 RoughF17 16-17, F 11 Responses Jan 24

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    Outdoorsman Angus Chan suffered from astigmatism and wore prescription lenses for twenty-four yrs right before he opted for LASIK eye surgery.His eye physician prompt LASIK five...
    Jamys726n0sm9 Jamys726n0sm9 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    This motorcycle trip might now be described as a coming-of-age, last-fling-of-youth story or some such thing, but I just saw it as another adventure with a good buddy. I was, and...
    SammySamps SammySamps 51-55, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Bear black . . . I don't have any pictures of her to share other than those that are forever vivid in my mind. . Many years ago i had a dog. She was jet black darker than...
    Dreambuttterfly Dreambuttterfly 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    I'm 16 actually. Lied about my age because I thought it would block me from stuff... I'm a competitive swimmer...My snap chat is phatkidcudi I'm a flirt... Be warned!
    dennyross dennyross 18-21, M 18 hrs ago

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