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The Night Before the Big One!

November 9, 2011

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For future reference. This blog has moved to the Florida Swim Network site. Go see http://FloridaSwimNetwork.com by SwimmerJoe Thinking of you high schoolers. This is the night before the BIG ONE. Night of fear Night of excitement Night of team Night of sweat Night of not sleeping Night of shaving Night of apprehension Night of […]

Mother’s Day

May 8, 2011

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Mother’s Day is always great and they deserve everything they get and more! Mothers wake you up in the morning Mothers feed you breakfast, lunch, and dinner Mothers help you with homework Mothers do your laundry Mothers want you to clean your room, but they end up doing it for you Mothers worry about you […]

Thank You Poem

May 5, 2011

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by 14 year old swimmer, Silvio Martinez Coach Joe, You are my first loyal swim coach Not deserting our team As all the others had done before you Staying true to us Blue Dolfins Being faithful, honest, and trustworthy So different from all the others Who were selfish, blind, and uncaring Thank you for being so […]

Confessions of Me, the Lap Counter

April 10, 2011

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Gulp, gulp, 11, 13, 15, 17….geez, when will it end? Yep, you guessed it. I am the lonely plastic lap counter that everyone uses and abuses, even parents, who, from time to time don’t know how to use me or even have issues counting with odd numbers. My world is filled with lonely dark nights […]

Pain, Can You Handle It?

January 23, 2011

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WARNING!  The word “pain” in this instance is not talking about pain in terms of an injury or something that is going wrong with your body that is preventing you from being the best that you can be. It is talking about getting through difficult training and hard work to become the best you and […]

If You’re Big Star Bound, Let Me Warn Ya, It’s a Long Hard Ride

October 27, 2010

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So I was sitting around thinking about random stuff, and decided if Ryan Lochte were to ever hitchhike, I’m pretty sure this is the type of experience he might have: Well, I was thumbin’ from Liverpool I had my swim bag on my back When a stranger stopped beside me in an wacked out Cadillac […]

“I cannot go to swimming today…”

August 16, 2010

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Adjusted for the swimming crowd, via the great Shel Silverstein (my comments are in parentheses) “I cannot go to swimming today,” (Likely story…) Said little Susie Ann McVeigh. “I have the soreness and the pain, (Poor thing!) A gash, a rash and it’s in the rain. My mouth is Chloriny, my throat is dry, (So, quit […]