In between the meets.

I have approximately 7 days before I leave for the 3rd and last cluster of the swimming world cup.  The next cluster is the Asian tour Singapore,  Japan then China. So R&R began and ended with our visit to the sand dunes. Even during sightseeing you can still get...

Camels, sand dunes and Doha…oh my

The end of the 2nd cluster is here. After a hard transition from training to competiting, Russia was about an average performance. Thank goodness, that with time, my body self tapered and  I was able to go two best times in Dubai and score major performance points. On...

Doha life-GUESS WHO

Can you find the mystery person in this photo. Hint he is a pilot for Qatar, a former jamaica swimming president,  world class guy and he took us out to on the town our first night in      Doha Until we meet again A.Atkinson Www.AliaAtkinson.com...

A coach to stand beside me

First day of the meet in Dubai went well. The 100 breaststroke was much better than Russia’s. I am quite happy  that I am progressing and getting faster for every meet. Its never too late to learn things about yourself.  They say the day  you stop learning...