14 Things You Miss While Not Swimming

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14 Things You Miss While Not Swimming

Swimming World told followers on Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok platforms, “What have you missed the most while not being able to swim? Here are some of the best responses to the absence of the sport we all love so much… and may have taken for granted.

You know what wasn’t missed by swimmers? Meet warm up.” -Alicia R.

“That sweet exhaustion after a hard practice. And yes, fleeting moments like catching a glimpse of my reflection when coming out of a backstroke turn. Chillingly beautiful.” -Becky S.

“The good kind of nerves you get before a race.” -Justine G.

“I miss having a reason to wake up in the mornings and the showers after hit different.” -Jay P.

“The smell of chlorine.” -Javier C.

“I miss being able to complain about how hard a set is, and dealing with chlorine hair after practice.” – Sorin S.

“The feel of the cold water after running 3 miles for dryland.” -Joy V.

“Feeling so tired physically yet mentally at peace at the same time after a hard practice.” –Paul R.

“The rush of adrenaline you get when the whistle blows for your heat.” -Rocco D.

“The combination of being energized and calm that only swim can do.” -KL S.

 

So, what do you miss the most?!

 

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