"To keep from decaying, to be a winner, the athlete must accept pain - not only accept it, but look for it, live with it, learn not to fear it."

Dr. George Sheehan (via goneoutthewindoww)
drowndingfish asked:
so i have decided to retire and hang up my suit ( five and a half months ago. and on Tuesday i was unable to fight the urge to stay out of the water and got back in. it is the best decision i have ever made!

yayayay go you!

Anonymous asked:
I just looked up USA time standards and if that anon's 400m time is lcm then that's an A time so they're doing pretty good.

yeah thats good!

diamond-you-left-in-dust asked:
I'm 14 yrs old and I go 400 m freestyle 5:00.63 Is that bad??? P.s. I'm tall Like 5,9

im sorry i like don’t even know bc i never swim distance and i especially never swim long course distance so ??? does anyone else know?

insanity-xxxx asked:
whats your 100 free pb?


bandsmakeme-deactivated20140901 asked:
Hi:) I'm a jr in HS now and I want to join the swim team. I used ti swim when I was young and I started again but I'm not fast. I'mscared to join the team bc of the other kids and the fear to suck :D Should I just join it? Thank you so much :-)

Of course! I’m sure everyone will be completely accepting of you, whatever your level is, as long as you put in the effort!! Good luck :)