Katinka put up the best single-meet haul the Grand Prix series has seen this year and is now a half-point out of first place fore the women. Conor Dwyer and Yannick Agnel still lead the men’s list.
Swimming Video edit – Coleman Hodges
Ryan Lochte has been very generous with his fans and fellow competitors in his first meet back since his knee injury
Arkady Vyatchanin threw down a gigantic last 50 to swim by Ryan Lochte in the men’s 200 back Vyatchanin won in 1:56.95.
15-year-old Ethan Young talks about his 100 backstroke race in Orlando as well as his goal of breaking Ryan Murphy’s National Age Group records in the backstroke events.
Ryan Lochte has finally arrived in Orlando for the Arena Grand Prix, the first meet of his comeback from a knee injury that took most of his winter season. Video interview courtesy of Coleman Hodges.
Cullen Jones talked about the process of training and improving as the season goes on in this interview from Orlando. Video courtesy of Coleman Hodges.
Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace credited a focus on the power aspect of her stroke for a big 50 free win in Orlando. Video courtesy of Coleman Hodges.
Micah Lawrence talks about the serious – her memorable comeback 200 breast win – as well as the trivial – the story behind her new blaze-orange bomber hat – in this Orlando interview. Video courtesy of Coleman Hodges.
Bruno Fratus talks about the Rio 2016 Olympics, taking place in his home country of Brazil in a little over two years. Video courtesy of Coleman Hodges.
Brazilian World record-holder Cesar Cielo talks with SwimSwam about his new training home in Mesa as well as his second-place 50 freestyle swim at the Orlando Grand Prix. Video courtesy of Coleman Hodges.
Swimming Video edit/capture – GMM
The 14-year-old bettered his own 100 backstroke mark at finals Friday night, going 57.13 to cut another two tenths off the 13-14 National Age Group record he set at the last Grand Prix stop in Austin, Texas (57.38).
Video edit – Coleman Hodges. Video Capture – GMM.