Priyatnykh Snov Russia (sweet dreams)

The final day of competition in Russia ended well. I placed 2nd and 3rd in the 50 breaststroke and 100 individual medley respectively.  Happily I had no mishaps today with the flower toss. Today was a day of acceptance. No one really feels their age… (minusing...

Nyet Nyet

First day of the meet went smoothly. I finished third behind Russia’s Efimova and Lithuanian Ruta (new world record). Hopefully as the meets continue I will be able to get faster and faster,  sort of like a meet taper during the next world cup meets in Dubai and...

Da Da Russia

The second cluster begins tomorrow. This is my first time in Moscow or Russia and so far my experience has been quite different. From the airport to the hotel I met a friendly Ghanian man that helped me bargain a good price for the taxi. While others paid $140 I paid...