2019 World Championships: Pancake Hot Take – Day 1 Finals


We are now in the thick of the 2019 World Championships, and to make sure you’re up to speed with all the action, we’re giving you a video recap of what we think of the racing. This is Pancake Hot Take, where we rate the overall racing of every Finals Session on a scale of 1-5 pancakes, and give you our highlights from each night. 

While Day 1 of racing wasn’t a firework show every single race, it certainly didn’t disappoint, with multiple championship records and a world record to boot. That’s why I’m giving Day 1 of racing:

3 Pancakes

Stay tuned for Pancake Hot Takes every day after finals. And until then… stay hungry.

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Texas Tap Water
4 years ago

Today I found out that Gabrielle Detti is a whole stack of hot pancakes! With syrup on top!

Why didn’t I know this before?

4 years ago

Coleman Hodges, living the freaking dream. Dudeman’s job is to watch crazy fast swimming, eat pancakes, and then talk about both.

The Ready Room
4 years ago

Love this. More pancakes please!

4 years ago

I think you should award half pancakes.

I think that was 3.5 pancakes because there were numerous records set.

About Coleman Hodges

Coleman Hodges

Coleman started his journey in the water at age 1, and although he actually has no memory of that, something must have stuck. A Missouri native, he joined the Columbia Swim Club at age 9, where he is still remembered for his stylish dragon swim trunks. After giving up on …

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