How do the stars of British swimming feel about the prospect of racing in front of a 17,000-strong crowd?
They spend most of their time in the water, so Team GB's female swimmers jumped at the chance of a pamper session courtesy of British Gas in the run-up to the Olympics.Amy Smith (freestyle, 100m, 50m and relay), Caitlin McClatchey (4 x 200m Freestyle relay), Keri-anne Payne (open water swimmer), Georgia Davies (100m backstroke) and Jemma Lowe (200m butterfly) got together for the stylish photoshoot and video, which you can watch here.
In it, we find out what the swimmers think of the Olympic Aquatic Centre, and how they are preparing for the excitement and stress of racing in front of a crowd of up to 17,000 spectators.
Find out more about Keri-anne Payne's Olympic preparations
With just months to go before they make their bid for Olympic glory, the swimmers are encouraging the nation to show support for the British teams as they prepare for the biggest competition of their careers. They are also doing their bit to inspire fans to take a dip themselves this summer.As part of the British Gas 'Free Swims for Britain' campaign, everyone who signs up to support the teams will be able to take the plunge for free in more than 700 pools, in leisure centres, health clubs and hotels across the country.
Free Swims for Britain runs until August 30, 2012. For further information and to book your free swims go to www.britishgas.co.uk/freeswimming
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