VIDEO INTERVIEW: 15-year-old backstroker Ethan Young wants Murphy’s NAG records

  2 Jared Anderson | February 15th, 2014 | 2014 Orlando Grand Prix, Arena Pro Swim Series, Featured, National, News, Video

Ethan Young, 15, of Carpet Capital Aquatic Club is one of the rising young backstrokers in USA Swimming. He took 7th in the 100 back Friday night and ended up 13th in the 200 back on Saturday. Here he talks about his 100 back race and his desire to break the 15-16 National Age Group backstroke records held by current Cal Bear Ryan Murphy.

Video courtesy of Coleman Hodges.


  1. bobo gigi says:

    Great goals.
    Cool to see all these kids be aware of the records and the record holders. They push each other and the records fall.

  2. WHOKNOWS says:

    There are quite a few 14-15-16 boys that have the same aspiration… It will definitely be a battle!

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Jared Anderson just can’t stay away from the pool. A competitive career sixteen years and running wasn’t enough for this native Minnesotan, who continues to get his daily chlorine fix. A lifelong lover of writing, Jared now combines the two passions as Senior Reporter for, covering swimming at every …

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