If you don’t know who James Fike is, you probably should. His life revolves around swimming, in almost every way you can imagine. Let’s start from the beginning
Labor Day marked my two-year anniversary of when I started training to swim competitively at the age of 53.
It’s now been about a year and a half since I started trying to swim competitively, and I’ve been laid up for the past three months or so.
After suffering a heart attack six years ago, Jerome Smith’s heart only pumps at 34 percent of a healthy one. But that hasn’t kept the 73-year-old from blasting away at SCAQ Masters swim workouts. And now he plans to compete in his first swim meet in 15 years.
It’s been about 14 months since I took up competitive swimming. I grew up with a pool in my backyard, but never began training with purpose until I was nearly 53 years old.
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Judd Cribbs shares with us how is 11 month training has been, and if he has finally been able to conquer the flip turn, and the compete in the 50 free.
Watch below as Indiana freshman breaststroker Lilly King swims the 4th-fastest 100 yard breaststroke in history. King who is also the…