"Swimming for me is above fitness or training. Its the feeling of weightlessness and contact with water. Just flowing with water gracefully and to concentrate on each and every body part gives utmost pleasure. Swimming is a feel sport and you always try to improve and flow with the water and get in touch with our inner fish. After all, all living beings originated from water."
"I only have one body and I want to keep myself mobile, happy, and healthy so I can enjoy the activities I love to do!"
"Swimming connects me to life. It provides a way for me to see struggles and hard work as a way of dealing with what we all carry. The water calms me and awakens my spirit. The exercise strengthens my body and the experience calms my mind. Swimming is my zen!"
"There are an endless number of reasons why I swim. Here are just a few of them.
Be sure to read the Why I Swim post in its entirety as Olivier explains each bold statement above!
"I run to hang to out with my Dad. At least that’s how it started.
"I walk because there was a time in my life when I could not. A time when I could not walk down a flight of stairs, walk my dog or across the room without being utterly exhausted.
"I ran the entire 5 km race surprising my friends, family and even myself. I stepped out of my comfort zone thanks to Run to Quit, I accomplished what I set out to do – quit smoking and run a 5 km!
"I move more at the moment to support my daughter by going spinning with her. [She] is trying to loose weight and get fit. "