She watches as others fail, fall off halfway, slide into the chilly depths.
She starts to shake and bounce and fairly vibrate with the need to know if she has what it takes to make the distance.
the line up
waiting for the lifeguard to say "go"
through the rabbit hole
between the soldiers
around the... ??? what the heck is that?
around the 'thing' and more soldiers while being sprayed down
finally the end is in sight
up the slippery slope then...
down the slippery dip
swimming back to the starting line...
"repeat as necessary"
happy school holidays