|Haruka:||Making my way downtown, walking fast|
|Kisumi:||Haru? Haruka! It's good to se-|
Now that we know Sousuke’s injured shoulder is canon, we can probably safely assume that the way he hurt himself was by overworking/over practicing and going for long hours at a time until his injury happened.
He probably sees himself in the way Nitori is training, the fact that Nitori is going longer than others and continues to practice even after it’s obvious how tired he is, and despite the fact that Sousuke seems cold and uncaring for Nitori, he doesn’t what what happened to him to happen to Nitori.
We can probably assume Sousuke wants to see Nitori succeed and improve and swim with Rin just as much as he himself wanted to.
And if you still thing Sousuke is a 100% bad person, then well. Please rewatch the episode
do you know how difficult it is to feel secure in your looks and personality and overall self when absolutely no one has ever shown any interest in you whatsoever like yeah you shouldn’t base all of your self-confidence on other people but still there’s like always that irritating little voice inside of you that tells you that you’ve never been worth a second glance or getting to know for anyone and you can try to ignore it all you want but it’s still there