I walked away from the sport for 17 years, then started swimming again recently in a master's program.
It has nothing to do with swimming. That happens to be my sport. I'm trying to see how far I can go.
Swimming isn't everything, winning is.
Well my thoughts on American swimming are that our prospects look favorable, but we may not have as strong a showing in the gold medal count as in previous Olympics. But I am not coaching.
We made part of the record in Miami, and I would go down to the beach, and not 20 feet from the water I see a fish that is at least seven feet long swimming close to the shore. I did not go back in the ocean the entire month.
We look for opportunities to play together including basketball, tennis, swimming, riding bikes and touch football. I try to provide a loving environment where we can play. I think that's good on so many levels - emotionally, for family interactions and, of course, physically.
Remember to do the things you enjoy away from swimming, regularly.
Being a Jew is like walking in the wind or swimming: you are touched at all points and conscious everywhere.
Handball, swimming, running, jumping, basketball, and boxing were as much a part of me as breathing.
Hollywood is loneliness beside the swimming pool.
So I rang up my local swimming baths. I said 'Is that the local swimming baths?' He said 'It depends where you're calling from.'
Well, we've made some changes on this tour. We're no longer sleeping in the parking lots and swimming in the fountains. We've been staying in hotels most of the way, though I will say some hotels have declined to take us because we're just having too much fun.
Swimming gave me my start, but my pal Tarzan did the real work. He set me up nicely.
I always felt that if I made a movie, it would be one movie; I didn't see how they could make 26 swimming movies.
I was 15, and the years of hard swimming had packed muscle on my frame and made me very strong. Not as strong as a football player, but strong enough to inflict heavy damage.
Somehow I kept my head above water. I relied on the discipline, character, and strength that I had started to develop as that little girl in her first swimming pool.
Traveling to swimming meets took me beyond my small-town existence, gave me a hint of the exciting world outside of my own home.
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
I never saw film stars at home. We had no maid, no cook, no swimming pool.
I've always liked pop music. There was a bit of a misunderstanding with the avant-garde rock scene, because I think I was sort of swimming the wrong way, really.