SSPC: Phoebe Bacon Breaks Down What Gains You Get From Training in a 15yd Pool

In the SwimSwam Podcast dive deeper into the sport you love with insider conversations about swimming. Hosted by Coleman Hodges and Gold Medal Mel Stewart, SwimSwam welcomes both the biggest names in swimming that you already know, and rising stars that you need to get to know, as we break down the past, present, and future of aquatic sports.

We sat down with national team member Phoebe Bacon, who we saw in action in November at the US Open. At the US Open in Des Moines, racing fellow national-teamer Regan Smith, Bacon dropped a 2:09.16 200 back, 1:00.18 100 back, and 2:16.05 in the 200 IM. Bacon broke down what training at her new home at the University of Wisconsin is like and how she got through quarantine, documenting her time training in a 15-year pool.

Music: Otis McDonald


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50M Pools Rule
8 months ago

This girl is great!

8 months ago

Nice interview. Bacon talks about Christmas training in the present tense — was this interview done a couple weeks ago?

Coleman Hodges
Reply to  swimgeek
8 months ago

yes, was captured on Dec 22

Vanilla Gorilla
8 months ago

Very impressive. I was interested to hear about when nutrition became a focus and how she is working around dorm food.

21,94 first 50 of the 100 free in Barcelona 2013
8 months ago

Coleman, please tell me that Vlad Morozov is next on the podcast.

8 months ago

I would get concussions. Even with a line on the bottom, the muscle memory would make it hard!

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Coleman Hodges

Coleman started his journey in the water at age 1, and although he actually has no memory of that, something must have stuck. A Missouri native, he joined the Columbia Swim Club at age 9, where he is still remembered for his stylish dragon swim trunks. After giving up on …

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