Mutual of Omaha BREAKout Swim Clinic – Harlem Shake

Contributor Josh Davis is a 5-time Olympic medalist and the Manager Partner the Mutual of Omaha BREAKout Swim Clinic.

Josh Davis, 5-time Olympic Medalist

Josh Davis, 5-time Olympic Medalist

Spring time means race time; more sunlight and less training; warmer temperatures outside and hotter performances inside; swimmers are finally shaving and tapering to blaze to their best times! Traditionally, most teams peak for their championships this month before enjoying a week off for Spring Break or Easter.  The championship meets of March give us intense races, close finishes, and potential insane records. Yet, there is another type of madness making waves on decks across the country.  It’s the Harlem Shake Madness! 

A great bonding exercise, teams all across the country have done their version of the Harlem Shake.  In fact, this dance has been performed as a celebratory dance in Conference Championships. I witnessed The University of Houston Swim Team end the Conference USA meet by doing the Harlem Shake while Sam Kendricks, meet announcer for the Big 12 Conference, challenged the fans of each respective team to a Harlem Shake dance off. I haven’t attended a championship meet yet that doesn’t find its way to shakin’.

Not to be left out, the young swimmers in Dallas, TX, at the latest Mutual of Omaha BREAKout! Swim Clinic, loosened up with the Harlem Shake before they got in the water with hopes to someday swim like the best. If you’re preparing for your championship meet or closing out your season, either shake it up or shake it off !  BREAKout!

About Josh Davis

breakout-ad-160x600 swim swam 2013Family man. Business man. Swimming ambassador. Josh Davis successfully balances speaking engagements, conducting swim clinics and spending time with his growing family. He’s developed into a world-class motivational speaker, broadcaster and swim clinician. Josh reaches thousands of young swimmers as the embodiment of the sport’s values.

2000 
Silver 400m freestyle relay
Silver 800m freestyle relay

1996
Gold 400m freestyle relay
Gold 800m freestyle relay
Gold 400m medley relay

Follow Josh Davis on Twitter here.

Fan the Mutual of Omaha Breakout Swim Clinic on Facebook here.

Mutual of Omaha BREAKout Swim Clinic is a swimswam partner.

Leave a Reply

About Gold Medal Mel Stewart

Gold Medal Mel Stewart

MEL STEWART Jr., aka Gold Medal Mel, won three Olympic medals at the 1992 Olympic Games. Mel's best event was the 200 butterfly. He is a former World, American, and NCAA Record holder in the 200 butterfly. As a writer/producer and sports columnist, Mel has contributed to Yahoo Sports, Universal Sports, …

Read More »

Want to take your swimfandom to the next level?

Subscribe to SwimSwam Magazine!