Claire Curzan Talks Training Back-end Speed Ahead of Jr Worlds (Video)

2019 FINA WORLD JUNIOR SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS

Claire Curzan was one of the breakthrough juniors at the 2019 National Championships. Carrying over her massive short course season momentum to long course, she earned individual spots on the 2019 World Jr Team in the 100 fly and 100 back (as well as both 50’s of those strokes), which included a 2nd place finish in the 100 back and dipping under a legendary Mary T. Meagher 100 fly 15-16 NAG (although Torri Huske was .07 faster, therefore claiming the NAG).

Curzan spoke with SwimSwam about training backend speed for her 100’s this summer, and how that may help this coming week.

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Ice Age Swimmer

What an awesome young lady. To be that fast at her age….Could be our#1 flyer in a year or two. Wow. Very composed and humble in her interview. Can’t wait to watch her in Budapest.

Snarky

A lot of really great young people swimming for the USA right now.

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