400 FR Champ Jack Walker Balances Physical and Mental Race Preparation (Video)

2019 USA SWIMMING SPEEDO JUNIOR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

Reported by Karl Ortegon.

MEN’S 400 FREE — FINALS

  • World Record: Paul Biedermann (Germany), 2009, 3:40.07
  • World Junior Record: Mack Horton (Australia), 2014, 3:44.60
  • Meet Record: Alexander Zettle, 2017, 3:51.44
  • U.S. Open Record: Larsen Jensen (United States), 2008, 3:43.53
  • Olympic Trials Cut: 3:57.29

TOP 3

  1. Jack Walker (SwimMAC) – 3:53.02
  2. James Plage (Aquabears) – 3:53.07
  3. Cole Kuster (Purple Valley Aquatics) – 3:55.94

After winning the 1500 free in near-meet record fashion, Aquabears’ James Plage hung around in second behind SwimMAC’s Jack Walker over the first 300 meters. Plage came home in a flurry over the last 50, but it was Walker at 3:53.02 who was triumphant over Plage’s 3:53.07. For Plage, that time moves him to #11 all-time in the 15-16 age group.

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He seems like a good kid

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