Claire Weinstein on 4:29 500 Free Coming off of Racing a 10K in Portugal, Committing to Cal

In the SwimSwam Podcast dive deeper into the sport you love with insider conversations about swimming. Hosted by Coleman HodgesGarrett McCaffrey, and Gold Medal Mel Stewart, SwimSwam welcomes both the biggest names in swimming that you already know, and rising stars that you need to get to know, as we break down the past, present, and future of aquatic sports.

World Champion Claire Weinstein has had a monster year, from winning her first national title (200 free) to training trips in California, Florida, and Colorado, to competing in Japan, Germany, Greece, and Portugal. All at the tender age of 16. Most recently, Weinstein threw down a trio of best times (scy) at the Huntington Beach Sectionals, including 1:43.7 200 free, 4:29.3 500 free, and 9:17 1000 free.


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Knotty Buoy
4 months ago

Very good interview, Coleman.

A few thoughts:

1) impressed with Weinstein’s maturity — I wish her success in 2024.

2) impressed also with how quickly the Cal women’s team has rebuilt itself.

3) Coleman’s hair has achieved a full “Timothée Chalamet-look.”

4) Why do the first four minutes of the interview have Weinstein’s image reversed?

4 months ago

Claire seems like she’d be great to coach. Just likes to trust the program and doesn’t even like coming down in yards. Also, what’s Coleman’s shampoo/conditioner routine? Or is it the Wen hair care system?

4 months ago

The dual picture for interviews is way better!

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Coleman started his journey in the water at age 1, and although he actually has no memory of that, something must have stuck. A Missouri native, he joined the Columbia Swim Club at age 9, where he is still remembered for his stylish dragon swim trunks. After giving up on …

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