Michael Andrew captured 5 titles at the Des Moines Pro Swim, many of which were swum back-to-back. In this episode he talks about recovery between races and experimenting with RPR, reflexive performance reset). And, yes, we discuss predictions as well.
Olympic champion, Kathleen Baker, is poised to break the 58 second barrier in the 100m backstroke this summer. Can she do it?
Caeleb Dressel said Worlds is just as big a focus as the Olympics…but the ultimate goal is the Olympics. On that point, Dressel shared he would be going straight to training camp after World Championships to start his ramp-up to the U.S. Olympic Trials.
Olympic Champion Ryan Murphy is off to a great 2019 with an OTC camp under his belt. With 2019 World Championships on the horizon, how fast do you think Ryan will swim this summer?
Olivia Smoliga had a record breaking Short Course World Championships, bringing home eight gold medals. How will she perform at LC World Championships this summer?
Joe Schooling will be heading back home to Singapore to focus on and train for the 2020 Olympic Games.
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King reviews last summer, explaining the hurdles Team USA suffered at the Pan Pacific Championships, and she talks about the 2019 World Championships ahead in South Korea.
Michael Andrew, the youngest swimmer in history to turn pro, broke through at the 2018 U.S. Nationals. How fast will he swim at the Pan Pacific Championships?
Can Kathleen Baker dip into the 57 range in the 100m back for another World Record at Pan Pacs? What’s your prediction?
We asked eight swammers how swimming is still with them, even years after retirement.
USA National Teamer, Regan Smith, does not set goal times. That was a surprise to hear. Most elite swimmers are driven by goal times–but Regan is only 16 years old. It sounds like she’s going with the flow, trusting her training, and not putting too much pressure on herself.
Ryan Murphy is nearing taper-time. What will it take for the 2016 Olympic Champion to regain the title “Greatest Backstroker on Earth”?
Olympic Champion, World Champion, and swimming’s biggest dominator, Katie Ledecky, is making pro moves and making history in the process.