Durden Gives 5+ Minutes of Coaches Perspective on Carr Re-Swim (Video)


In what has already been a meet of extraordinary events, a failure to remove the backstroke wedge mid-race gave California sophomore Daniel Carr a re-swim opportunity in the 100 backstroke that carries serious consequences in the team race.

Read more about Daniel Carr’s Re-Swim here.

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Woke Stasi

Very nice interview.

Observation: if Brad Pitt didn’t color his hair, you could say that Durden looks a bit like Brad Pitt.


Coach Durden seems to understand the power of expressing genuine excitement (showing) when a swimmer overcomes a challenging situation – it was truly inspiring to watch – It separates the good coaches from the great ones. Cal will win it…


I am now a fan of Coach Durden. He was honest and transparent during the competition and this interview. So glad the outcome was positive for the athlete.

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