Swimming with Olympian Michelle Weber

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Swimming with Olympian Michelle Weber in January 2018

Dad and I drove down for the December holidays after a very tiring KZN Premier champs.  Our trip takes us from Durban on the East Coast, through the Free State to the Western Cape with a one-night stopover at Colesburg (half way).  Mom is working in Cape Town on contract and we will spend Christmas with Granny in a small place called Dwarskersbos, 12 km from Velddrif.

The first day is an eight-hour drive and we arrive safely in Colesburg.  The next day will be a nine-hour drive to Dwarskersbos.  It is very sad to see how dry it is everywhere.
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Why is swimming consistency so important?

Swimming consistency is a success cornerstone.  Consistency in swimming counts in training and plays a huge part in how swimmers race.

Swimming is a lifestyle.  Not just a sport, and in our case, not just a way of making Monica’s lungs stronger to prevent asthma, but a true and honest part of her daily routine.

Success at swim meets does not come without commitment and routine.  Every morning at 10:00 am Monica packs her bag, puts on her swimsuit and dad coach drives her to the pool for training.  No complaints, no question about the program. Just happy to do what she loves the most.

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