Swimnerd’s Favorite Tweets of 2017

#5

In April, Joshua Zuchowski broke Chas Morton’s 200 IM NAG from 1984. Chas is such a legendary age group swimmer he’s even referenced in Workaholics. Keep up the great swimming references, Ders.

#4

The Olympics are coming back to the United States of America. Los Angeles officially won the bid to host the 2028 Olympic Games — 40 years after we dominated the world with 21 Golds and 13 Silvers. They weren’t much interested in Bronze back then.

#3


Federica Pellegrini wanted this race so bad you could see it coming from a mile away. 
 

#2

“It just wasn’t clicking, you take a long ass time off, like you take half a year off, you come back in December, January and that’s what you’re going to get. Eddie’s (Reese) been warning me about this. But that shows, I got to learn the hard way, and I’m glad I got my ass kicked, there’s no other way to say that. I got my ass handed to me, and by my standards, that’s pretty unacceptable but it is what it is, hats off to him.” – Jo Schooling

#1

After nearly breaking the World Record in the 100 Breast in Semi Finals, everyone’s favorite Russian gave a little shout out to her girl Lilly King.