19 Pictures That Are Actually A Little Too Real For Divers
Don't flip out.
When your best friend is something called a Shammie and you don't know what the hell you would do without it:
When your swim team gets all the hype and you feel like leftovers:
Or just as bad, when someone doesn't grasp the fact that just because you're wearing a bathing suit doesn't mean you're a swimmer:
Oh, and when swimmers walk by and don't understand how diving does not just equal jumping into the water:
When you can't remember life without bruises:
When this is basically the extent of your wardrobe if you're a female diver...
...and when you DEFINITELY have to have a few of these on hand too...
...and if you're a male diver, being in a Speedo is basically second nature to you at this point.
That moment when you have to get out of the hot tub and you think you might turn into a human Popsicle:
When your non-diver friends ask why you can never hang out:
The accuracy of this image that shows how different your life is from your non-diver friends':
And when a non-diver thinks they're showing off but you really just want to roll your eyes at them:
When people don't know the full extent of your abilities:
When your coach says the word "optionals" and you want to respond "NOPEtionals":
This frustrating moment that has DEFINITELY happened to you before:
When you encounter that one judge who seems to have it out for you:
When you're about to get in and you know how freezing the water really is:
When you always, ALWAYS have to have your coach repeat your dives a second time:
And finally, when you smack and you think your world might end:
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