Swimming From Home: Emily Escobedo on Infinity Pool Training, Quarantine in NY

We are all trying to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic as best we can. Staying at home and not socializing is not an easy task for anyone, and keeping a swimmer out of the pool is equally antagonizing. Therefore, SwimSwam is starting the Swimming From Home Talk Show, where host Coleman Hodges speaks with the swimming community about how they’re coping with our current goggle-less reality.

National Teamer Emily Escobedo has been one of the few fortunate ones to still (as of the time of this interview) have access to a pool – an infinity pool. While she admits it isn’t ideal, she is grateful she has a place to swim and at least maintain her feel for the water. Outside of swimming, she’s been indoors as much as possible, and trying her hand at cooking more with the free time – or as she refers to it, preparing.

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Sunny Cal
7 months ago

Lucky her..
I’m surprised more top swimmers dont have their own infinity pool.

7 months ago

Aren’t infinity pools something like 10k minimum? ThTs a lot of money for many people.

Reply to  Applesandoranges
7 months ago

It is also chump change to some

Reply to  Applesandoranges
7 months ago

I think they’re more like $25K

Reply to  swimgeek
7 months ago

Probably. Even if it is chump change to some swimmers or their families, space could also be a consideration. For those of whom live in an apartment, it is not an option regardless of how much money they have. Good luck trying to get one installed at this time, even if you had the money.

7 months ago

Metropolitan Swimming represent!

About Coleman Hodges

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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