Garrett Reports: SwimSwam News, April 11th

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-3.87…. Almost Garrett… Great report!

NDB

Did Garret really just say that Olympic Trials finals will be televised LIVE each night on NBC? That is a huge step forward for swimming. The negotiators for that deal should be congratulated. Great reporting!

NDB, we got the same coverage in ’08. I’m almost certain of it…. USAs deserves credit on this one. They’ve work closely with NBC over many years. Unger, assistant executive dir at USAs, is the point man. Unger’s essentially swimming’s COO, very well liked by swimmers and coaches. His mind’s a 20 TB HD. He can list off your split-times from obscure meets 15 years ago. (That’s another topic, “smartest guys in swimming.” I say, Braden, Unger, Franklin. Their base of knowledge is incredibly vast.)

About Garrett McCaffrey

No one lives the sport of swimming like Garrett McCaffrey. A Division I swimmer who spent 4 years covering the sport as a journalist, now coaches club swimming and competes as a masters swimmer, Garrett truly lives the sport of swimming. After graduating from University of Missouri’s award winning journalism program …

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