Swimming Hardwork Quotes

Inspirational Swimming Hardwork Quotes for Athletes

To get ready to climb Everest, I did a lot of hill running with a daypack on and a lot of underwater swimming. I would swim a couple of lengths underwater and then a couple above. It gets your body going with limited oxygen.

- Bear Grylls
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The hardest skill to acquire in this sport is the one where you compete all out, give it all you have, and you are still getting beat no matter what you do. When you have the killer instinct to fight through that, it is very special.

- Eddie Reese
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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.

- Alexander Popov
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In training everyone focuses on 90% physical and 10% mental, but in the races its 90% mental because there's very little that separates us physically at the elite level.

- Elka Graham
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I concentrate on preparing to swim my race and let the other swimmers think about me, not me about them.

- Amanda Beard
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I wouldn't say anything is impossible. I think that everything is possible as long as you put your mind to it and put the work and time into it

- Michael Phelps
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When my legs hurt, I say: Shut up legs! Do what I tell you to do!

- Jens Voigt
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I told myself there was no way I was going to let this training go to waste. It was my time, and I was ready to go.

- Katie Hoff
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Success isn't final, failure isn't fatal, it's courage that counts.

- Alicia Coutts
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I can't control what everyone else swims but if all goes well I know there are no limits.

- Leisl Jones
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I won't predict anything historic. But nothing is impossible.

- Michael Phelps
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