#1 – A second is a long damn time. 2 seconds might as well be forever.
#2 – The 400 IM is marginally worse than the 200 Fly in short course and exponentially worse in long course.
#3 – It’s a team sport. These are the people who kick you in the face during practice, but will lift you up when you’re having a bad meet.
4 – Parents will be asked to time at meets. Wear appropriate footwear. Get a pedicure.
5 – You can never have enough food in your house. Ever.
6 – Strike a fine balance on senior night. Mascara will run, but you might want to fix your hair.