Henry McFadden on Making Worlds Team: “I learned how to destroy practice every day”

After making the world champs team as a high schooler, Jersey Wahoo Henry McFadden came back stateside to Irvine to compete at Jr Nationals. McFadden told SwimSwam that a big motivator for him coming to race in Irvine was to swim on his team’s relays, where they had 3 other male qualifiers for the meet.

He also describes his experience with Team USA at their training camp in Singapore, revealing a set of 20×50 that he did very well on.

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NC states burner
8 months ago

How is this dude going to make the worlds team and lose at a junior national meet

Mark M
Reply to  NC states burner
8 months ago

You’re a hater

Maxhardie
Reply to  NC states burner
8 months ago

he qualified, and maybe was tired or just got beaten.

MSC
Reply to  NC states burner
8 months ago

Maybe because he just got off a flight from Japan 2 days earlier and he just wanted to hang out with teammates and friends.

Chris
Reply to  NC states burner
6 months ago

did you make any national level meets? Asking for a friend.

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