SwimSwam Podcast: Anthony Grimm on Developing Top Underwater Speed

On 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 Anthony Grimm, the speed sensation from northern Virginia who has committed to swim for the University of Texas in the fall of 2021. Grimm gave us a look into his swim background, lending aid as to how he was able to develop top-level speed both above water and below it.

Music: Otis McDonald


Opinions, beliefs and viewpoints of the interviewed guests do not necessarily reflect the opinions, beliefs, and viewpoints of the hosts, SwimSwam Partners, LLC and/or SwimSwam advertising partners.

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Ol' Longhorn
1 year ago

Please tell me the 17.1 50 underwater was with very long fins.

Reply to  Ol' Longhorn
1 year ago

Coleman’s gotta get us a follow up on that

Reply to  Ol' Longhorn
1 year ago

he likes short fins in practice, dunno bout that swim tho

1 year ago

Do an Aiden Hayes podcast

1 year ago

Very nice interview, particularly the summer league discussion. Grimm is too modest to point out that he has broken Northern Virginia Swim League records in all five events, and he did so swimming in slow pools. Two of the records (in fly and IM) had been held by none other than Andrew Seliskar, who set them in a fast pool (Tuckahoe). Grimm’s breaststroke record may be the most impressive. The previous record had been held by Ed Moses and was set in 2000. It was a 28.88 (this is SCM, and no blocks). That’s where it stood until 2019, when another swimmer, Paul Kinsella, lowered it, just barely. Grimm proceeded to shatter it — 27.2. Here’s hoping Grimm’s schedule, and… Read more »

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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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