Since there are so many different races in so many different courses she is still accumulating her times so yet again today she had nothing to beat except for her fly time. Oh and I found out today that once she turns 11 all these times will be voided...gah, and she'll start all over again, yes, really.
As usual we left the house at O.dark.hundred.hours with smiley little faces singing loudly and out of tune to songs on the radio. We arrived really early and helped set up our teams little camp, then it was time to get a heat sheet and mark off Lilys heats. A few minutes later it was 7.30 and coach wanted them in the pool for warm-ups. Lily told me today that she hates warm-ups as there are so many kids in the pool that you frequently get kicked in the face and other body parts. Not Nice!
|early, early this morning as some of her team mates started to arrive|
|Warm up. AKA swim cap soup|
|Fly baby fly.|
|She is zoned here.|
|I love this photo. She looks like a wind up toy.|
|If you look closely at her left arm you can see her "cheat sheet". All her heat numbers and lane numbers so that she cannot screw up. Some swimmers write even more details than that on themselves.|
Thankfully her first race didn't set the pace for the day and she ended up having great times. I love meets at this pool as they are really well organised.
Her times for today were:
100m Fly. 140.81
100m Breast 143.88
50m Free 37.65
100m IM 131.53