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Thursday, November 15, 2012
Toes In The Water
When your group says 8 am TITW, they mean 8 am. No procrastination, no delays, get ready, and be on time whether or not the water has texture.
Toes In The Water is the start time: no ifs, ands or buts.
This means swimmers should allow for traffic, find parking and get to the start point in plenty of time to change, check your iPhone for the last time, stretch, get mentally prepared, lube up, mess with your goggles, fix your swim cap, tie your swimsuit 2 or 3 times, joke about the cold water, chat with the newbie, get the last few sips of your drink, hide your car keys, put on your sunscreen, walk back to wipe off your hands on your towel, confirm the swim course and, then finally, get your toes in the water.
Copyright © 2012 by Open Water Source
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