Behind the Scenes Interview with Reece Whitley, by Phillips Academy

Join the Phillips Academy boy’s swimming and diving team at the 2017 Eastern Championships for a behind-the-scenes look at the final days of taper and, ultimately, an interview with Reece Whitley, the star of the meet.

In this vlog, the Phillips Academy boys take us with them through the final days of taper and on-deck at the 2017 Eastern Championships.  At the conclusion on the historic meet, host and cameraman Rick Ono gets to interview high school superstar Reece Whitley (tune in at 13:07 to see the interview) where fans get the chance to learn a few fun facts about the National High School Record holder in the 100 yard breaststroke.



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big boi



Spelled his name wrong…

Jamaican Swimmer


Tom from Chicago

Is Whitley 6’8″?


Yes , he is huge – like Peter Timmers or Matt Grevers .

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Reid Carlson

Reid Carlson originally hails from Clay Center, Kansas, where he began swimming at age six.  At age 14 he began swimming club year-round and later with his high school team, making state all four years.  He was fortunate enough to draw the attention of Kalamazoo College where he went on to …

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