We’ve all seen it, we’ve probably all done it, but why do swimmers always seem to be in relationships with other swimmers?
This one might not be a big deal to outsiders, but when you train in the same lane, you know way too much about your teammates.
If you’re a swimmer, you know how much you don’t care how you look at a swim meet or at any practice you’ve been to, but once you start dating someone on the team, that all changes.
When you’re on the same team, there’s no getting around the fact that it’s a pleasant convenience to have your lane lover to admire when they are wet and wearing next to nothing for 20 hours a week.
How many other couples can claim that amount of indulgence with their partner?
Not only are you not focused on your workout, neither is anyone else!
Leave the crushes in your head and not on the pool deck.Here are some things you should know before you profess your love to your friendly neighborhood competitive swimmer: 1. Weekdays aren’t much better either between unpacking and packing swim bags, homework, inhaling food and promptly passing out. If you plan on buying, don’t take us out for dinner without a sizable brick of cash in your wallet. (Here’s a tip: don’t make a face—whether you are impressed or disgusted—when we order seconds. Swimmers can complain about the hours they put in, the lack of attention it gets compared to major sports, but you can’t hate on the sport. A nice leisurely 7am wake-up call is a luxury for your little swimming crush. This is the sacrifice that they have chosen to make. Don’t be the guy or gal that tells their swimmer, “.” The routine of a competitive swimmer doesn’t leave a lot of time for extracurriculars.Seeing your ex any day is awkward, but what about having them beat you in a practice?