Swimming From Home Talk Show: Regan Smith on Upping her Mental Game

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.

Regan Smith talked about how rapidly the COVID-19 pandemic escalated, from her stellar meet in Des Moines where she was signing autographs with fans and getting quite close with swimmers to nearly 2 weeks later when she couldn’t even swim herself. She takes us through her family time, what she’s been watching, and how she’s still trying to stay at the top of her game.

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Please go pro- there might not be NCAA swimming anyway

Awsi Dooger

She’s exposing herself to plenty of crap if she somehow believed “this virus was blown so far out of proportion”

Irish Ringer

Yeah, I guess more 17/18 year olds focused on school and swimming should have known better.

Sunny Cal

Guess she is still planning to swim at Stanford in the fall & not defer going till after OLY?? If I were her, I would stay home and continue to train with the coach who got you this far instead of changing up in Olympic year..

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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