My little swimmer.
Long. lean limbs and sense of freedom, mean it’s Mia’s chosen method of keeping active.
At Christmas she moved up to the top group to work on stamina and fitness levels so she can swim for longer.
She has no interest in competing, she just enjoys it.
A few week’s after Christmas she announced that she wanted to do a sponsored swim. She wanted to raise money doing something she loves.
She disappeared off to her room, visited the Dogs Trust website (she has a deep and all-consuming love of animals), printed off one of their sponsorship forms and went off to ask friends and relatives to sponsor her to raise money for them.
She’s now completed her sponsored swim and these are the photos she posed for to attach to a leaflet she wants to produce and send to all her sponsors to thank them for their support and let them know that she has completed it and how much was raised.
I think it’s vital our children move move MOVE especially in this age where the draw of computer games and the digital world is more hypnotic than ever.
She’s been through a few different sports. She tried gymnastics but got bored. She flat refused to try any form of dance. She played rugby for two seasons and loved it. She’s sampled athletics and wants to go back.
But swimming has stuck. It is her happy place. And being able to keep fit AND think of others; cannot begin to tell you how proud I am of her.
Well done Mia. You did good!
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