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September 13th, 2014, 12:16 AM
I am looking for some great swimming quotes to share on my facbook and myspace. Please give me some great swimming quotes from great swimmer.

Allen Stark
September 13th, 2014, 01:36 AM
Train like you race,or you'll race like you train.

September 13th, 2014, 06:11 PM
"The water is your friend . . . . You don't have to fight with water, just share the same spirit as the water, and it will help you move". -- Alexandr Popov

Chris Stevenson
September 13th, 2014, 11:59 PM
It isn't swimming-specific, but I've always liked "the older I get, the faster I was." Probably a swimming-specific add on would be "...and the more yardage I did."

September 15th, 2014, 05:20 PM
"The walls are your friend " you swim faster when you leave the wall/turn than you do while swimming.

September 15th, 2014, 05:24 PM
"If at first you don't succeed - open water distance swims are not for you"

September 15th, 2014, 07:02 PM
"If Swimming were any easier, they'd call it Hockey"

September 15th, 2014, 09:17 PM
"On your marks."

September 16th, 2014, 06:48 PM
I'm glad they dropped the "SWIMMERS "-take your marks. Who else would they be talking to???

September 17th, 2014, 10:31 PM
Practice so your role models will become your rivals.

September 18th, 2014, 05:10 PM
For a put-down;
There is a famous quote by Plato: “He cannot neither read nor swim.”

September 19th, 2014, 10:52 AM
Check out Pinterest & swimming memes - loads of good stuff there. You can even go to my personal Pinterest swimming board here: http://www.pinterest.com/celestelind/swimming%2B/ (sorry, can't figure out how to insert a hyperlink at the moment)

September 21st, 2014, 11:56 AM
How come triathletes can do 3 sports but, can't do butterfly?

September 21st, 2014, 08:55 PM
How come triathletes can do 3 sports but, can't do butterfly?They do 3 sports because they can't

September 25th, 2014, 03:54 PM
When in doubt, get out.


September 25th, 2014, 04:05 PM
"Just grab some water and Pull!"

September 25th, 2014, 04:49 PM
This can be applied to swimming and just about anything in life:

Believing in your dreams can be far more rewarding than living by your limitations. - Karla Peterson