While the Viking ship was docked in Indy, I was at a more important meet. Our summer league was competing in the long course pool! My team hooked me up with a video camera and I have been getting fun interviews with the kids for the team website. I am sure you can imagine that the Viking might get bored during some of those eight minute 200 IM's, and so I got a couple of fun vids for my blog too.
The head official for our conference is the greatest, but I had to pick on him because I was sitting next to his daughter, who coaches for a rival team and was once one of my club swimmers:
And then another former swimmer came by to chat. She was the head lifeguard in charge of meet day:
I think every team should buy their coach a camera. Down time at meets needs to be productive. Please take it for what it is, and enjoy the fun excursion.