Tag: Swimming

Events, Swimming

Being Emotionally There

  Watching the Swimming Olympic Trials made my heart go crazy. It is as if I was there, competing in lane 0. It’s really intense, and it’s one of the few sports where I can empathize with the swimmers before, during and right after their races. During the races, I


Morning Practice

“SSPZZZP!” The tiny black box came to life, its’ screen illuminated once again. Outside the night still lurked on, enjoying coolness of the wind. A person, barely visible in the darkness, slowly came to life, turning his head toward the ceiling, staring at the big red numbers projected on the

Swimming, Thoughts

Tips for the 200 Fly

Swimming butterfly is hard, and uses up a lot of strength to finish, and the 200 is the most brutal (because it’s the longest). Here’s the stuff I learned trying to master the 200 fly: Butterfly is cruel, as you get tired, your technique starts to melt. Your hips start