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An unfortunate phobia — open water swimmer is scared of fish
How can an Olympic swimmer be afraid of fish? That’s like a skier being scared of heights or a boxer who faints at the sign of blood.
It may sound fishy, but it’s true, apparently. According to a report at walesonline.co.uk Briton David Davies, a marathon swimmer who will compete in the 10-km event in a man-made lake, says he has a phobia about being in the water with big fish.
Best quote: “If I saw a big fish, I’d be scared,” Davies said. ”They’re not human. They don’t walk around. They’re different.”
Good luck, David.