Thank you all for another wonderful summer in the water. And remember that the swimming does not end because the seasons change. The water is waiting for you!
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All the Swimming! (And maybe a unicorn.)
Doing ALL the swimming! Fun at Swimcrest.
January at Swimcrest.
The New Year means new silliness, new swimmers, new achievements, and new fun. And, maybe some new gear…
A History of Me in 25 Swimsuits – and why I can’t throw my old suits away.
I am often asked the question “Just how many swimsuits do you actually have?!?” The answer is, um, well, a lot. And it’s not just suits. There are at least 25 current suits in rotation, and then there are the bikinis, or my “recreation suits”, another 25 or so. Then there’s caps. A zillion? Two … Continue reading
Today was a good day.
It was a happy day at Swimcrest today. We can feel that Spring is getting ready to arrive, despite the temperatures still being in the 20s. There was plenty of time for silliness. And for practicing somersaults. And playing with boats. And for one 7-year-old, swimming longer than she ever has. And looking STRONG! Time … Continue reading
Let it Flow, Let Yourself Go – How the Beastie Boys help me swim.
Sometimes, the Beastie Boys are the soundtrack for my swimming. Because what better mantra for swimming could there be than “Let it Flow, Let Yourself Go, Slow and Low, That is the Tempo….” Y’all know what I’m talking about.
It’s almost the New Year. Time for goal setting and the Swimcrest Syncro Team! (And a little SNL)
This video NEVER gets old for me. Never. And really, it’s aspirational. Swimcrest Syncro anyone??
Swimcrest Syncro Team – More than just a good idea?
One of my favorite movies when I was younger, and truth be told, really of all time, is an Australian classic from 1982 called Starstruck. Directed by Gillian Armstrong, it had a synchronized swimming scene that has stayed with me always. Perhaps it’s this that sparked my love of swimming? And I think that all … Continue reading
This past few weeks at Swimcrest
A lot of activity this past few weeks. First, Swimcrest took it on the road, with a field trip to Lake LBJ in Texas, AKA where my in-laws live. Open water swimming at 75 degrees? Sure. I’ll take it! Because as we New Englanders know, that is NOT happening here for a good long while. … Continue reading