SwimSwam Podcast: David Curtiss Explains Unique Take on Sprint Technique

On SwimSwam Podcast, we’re giving you an in-depth listen at all things swimming. Host Coleman Hodges welcomes guests and guest co-hosts alike to get perspective on our ever-changing swimming universe and break down the past, present, and future of aquatic sports.

We sat down with national teamer and Jr Worlds Silver medalist David Curtiss. We discussed his age-group swimming, particularly his acute attention to detail when it comes to his technique. Curtiss told us stories from Summer Nationals, Jr Worlds, and his legendary recruiting trip to NC State in which 4 of the nations top recruits all committed after just one weekend together.


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2 months ago

My goodness. If I listened to that without the obvious context clues about Easterns, I’d assume he was like 30-35. This guy is going places when he finishes swimming (not to mention going places in swimming).

Daeleb Cressel
2 months ago

He’s got the gaming chair though!!

MA Swim Fan
2 months ago

Who says introverts don’t have an advantage! As a parent of a swimmer the same age and an official, I have been watching David since his first “big meet” (Winterfest in MD) when he was 9 or 10, and have had the pleasure of seeing him swim live at multiple Y-National meets and three Easterns. Watching him mature in and out of the pool has been fanatic to witness. Let’s hope the virus doesn’t interrupt this story any further!

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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