SwimSwam Breakdown: ISL Final DQ, Heilman NAGs & Daiya in Flagstaff

This week on the SwimSwam Breakdown, we discuss the ISL Final and the controversy that surrounded it, Thomas Heilman‘s NAG record siege in Greensboro, and Daiya Seto training in Flagstaff. For full list of topics, see below:


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Steve Nolan
1 year ago

Coleman trying to make sense of the commenters yelling about Finke’s lack of honor in losing to Ledecky is excellent content, to me.

The next segment y’all should introduce could be “Explain That Take” – invite the commenter with the most unhinged take of the week to give their rationale.

Couldn’t see how it could go poorly at all!

1 year ago

What the heck is happening in the week/end ahead. It seems the majority of the pros are in Miami?????

Reply to  Anonymous
1 year ago

Golden Goggles.

Reply to  Braden Keith
1 year ago

South Beach, here they go!

1 year ago

Another perspective:
ISL-no mention of Kelsi’s WR when you talked about ISL. Coleman Stewart was talked about for weeks when he set WR.

Minnesota Invite-Texas also got big points from Hobson and not just the Denver grad transfer and Caspar. Why no love for him?

US Open had some great swims but the depth quality was not there.

Daiya-Has anyone asked him if his wife and kid are traveling with him? He leaves a shaky marriage for months seems weird to me. Also not sure why you think needs to have their calendar full of meets with very little training. That will catch up IMO!

Sink or Swim:
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Reply to  Ghost
1 year ago

On Daddy Daiya – He has 2 daughters and, no, neither them nor his wife are traveling in the U.S. They are in Japan.

Reply to  Retta Race
1 year ago

Thanks! Is that part of culture or just my thinking with their history?
Yes, he loves altitude and went there for a long time before Olympics, but his performance was disappointing!

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Reply to  Ghost
1 year ago

Everybody apart from yui chan was disappointing at the games and not all of them did altitude training like daiya. Not sure why you thought his family would travel with him even after the scandal they had to go through

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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