Behind The Scenes At The Arena Photo Shoot With Calvyn Justus (VIDEO)

Along with his abilities in the water, South African Olympian Calvyn Justus is also a passionate filmmaker. He has posted many videos on his youtube channel, including this video with a behind the scenes look at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

He is currently in Rome, and is documenting his trip with a 4-part video log series. He is there filming the Arena Elite swim team who have gathered for a photo shoot.

The Arena Elite team is full of big names, with Olympic medalists Adam PeatySarah SjostromChad Le ClosMitch LarkinEmily SeebohmCameron van der BurghRanomi Kromowidjojo and open water swimmer Ferry Weertman all on the team. Seven of the eight athletes won at least one medal this past summer in Rio, including three gold medals from Peaty (M 100 br), Sjostrom (W 100 fly), and Weertman (M 10KM OW).

Here’s a picture of the group from Calvyn’s twitter page:

Checkout the video below:

That video is part 2 of 4 of his video log series, find part 1 below:

Justus competed at the 2016 Games on the South African 4×200 free relay, ultimately placing 11th overall.

Follow along with Justus’ adventures below:


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4 years ago

I love Calvyn’s vlogs, they’re so well done. Keep it up!

4 years ago

You can see why the invited him along. His unconventional camera angles work so well.

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James Sutherland

James swam five years at Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario, specializing in the 200 free, back and IM. He finished up his collegiate swimming career in 2018, graduating with a bachelor's degree in economics. In 2019 he completed his graduate degree in sports journalism. Prior to going to Laurentian, James swam …

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