A Happy Helping of Holiday Cheer from Missy Franklin

You can’t help but smile when you’re talking to Missy Franklin, probably because she’s smiling most of the time. It’s no act, she is genuinely one of the happiest people you’ll ever meet and we’re lucky that she represents our sport so well. In this interview with Garrett McCaffrey, the 5-time Olympian discusses her holiday traditions, her hectic schedule, her decision to swim both high school and in college, as well as her training motivation going into 2013. We also learn the last time the happiest girl in swimming was mad… kind of.

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9 years ago

Stating the obvious…this young woman is so impressive – maturity beyond her years, but enthusiasm of the teenager. She swims pretty fast, too…

9 years ago

Such a sweet heart !

About Garrett McCaffrey

No one lives the sport of swimming like Garrett McCaffrey. A Division I swimmer who spent 4 years covering the sport as a journalist, now coaches club swimming and competes as a masters swimmer, Garrett truly lives the sport of swimming. After graduating from University of Missouri’s award winning journalism program …

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