Swimming Is a Great Sport – Richard Beese

Richard Beese SwimmingRichard Beese believes in a healthy life style. He is very fond of gym activities and sports. He always says that sports are very essential for a personal and mental growth of a person. By giving examples of different sports, Richard Beese always tried to motivate others about sports. His one of the favorite sport is swimming. Swimming is an activity which can be performed individually or as a team. Swimmers are very strong athletes. Swimming is of different types, it has been in the Olympic Games since Athens 1896. Competitive swimming is one of the most popular Olympic sports, with events in butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, freestyle and individual medley.

Swimmers can compete in open-water events and in addition with that Olympic swimmers also participate in relays. Richard Beese considers Swimming as the best sport ever. When we swim, we just get into a new refreshing world and technology-free element. There are no cell phones. Also, it is very demanding, as a swimmer you have to practice 30 hours a week. Like every other sport, swimming requires dedication and of course practices. In swimming, we also get more strength with our mental state of mind.

Richard Beese considers swimming as a pure sport. It is a pure sport because no one else rather than you can change the results of a race.  So at the end if you do not do well then only you will be responsible for that. In swimming you cannot blame a ref or another player for unfavorable results.

Swimming was one of eight sports practiced at the first Paralympics Games in 1960 in Rome, Italy and is now one of the most popular. In terms of number of events and number of competitors, now swimming is the biggest sport at the Paralympics. From gold to silver to bronze, the Para GB team has been bringing in the medals this Paralympics. Paralympics GB swimmers continued to perform amazingly in the pool at Rio 2016. Recently, Hannah Russell won the gold medal in the 100m backstroke with the time of 1:06:06 earning her the World Record.  Hannah Russell is a British Paralympics swimmer. Swimming takes skills, It is not just splashing water. Swimmers are some of the hardest works and most competitive people you will ever meet. It is actually a great way to stay fit.

Richard Beese always feels relaxed while swimming. It helps us to improve our mental health. Swimming can improve mood in both men and women. According to him, “Swimming is the best sport in the world—it feels just like flying”. So the next time you go for swimming, just close your eyes and enjoy the weightless freedom.



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