Australian National Team Coach Jacco Verhaeren cast some doubt on Mitch Larkin’s ability to perform in the 200m IM, only for the 25-year-old to blow those low expectations out of the Tokyo water.
“If you’re in competition, there’s basically nothing a psychologist can do for you anymore,” says Aussie Head Coach Jacco Verhaeren.
Australian swimmers arrived in Japan this week, spending time in Nagaoka before heading to Tokyo for the 2018 Pan Pacific Championships.
La campionessa del mondo Emily Seebohm non parteciperà al collegiale di allenamento in Australia che si terrà a Cairns questa settimana….
World champion Emily Seebohm is notably absent from Australia’s training camp taking place in Cairns this week, part of a one-month series of team training stints leading up to this summer’s Pan Pacific Championships in Tokyo.
Australian national champion and multiple Commonwealth Games gold medalist Ariarne Titmus may be dropping the 200m freestyle event from her Pan Pacific Championships line-up.
Two-time world champion and 2012 Olympic silver medalist James Magnussen isn’t sure if his career in the pool is over or not as he looks to his future.
Defending 200 backstroke World Champion Emily Seebohm is one of 33 swimmers on Australia’s team for this summer’s Pan Pac Championships.
The dominating performances by Australia at the 2018 Commonwealth Games may lend insight into how effective the nation’s new Trials timing schedule is, but the positive results could also be attributed to a home Games.
Leigh Russell has been appointed as CEO of Swimming Australia, marking the first woman to hold the role within the organization.
The 4-day Australian Championships, which doubled as the Commonwealth Games Trials, came to a close tonight in Southport, but not before 49 able-bodied and 21 Para Sport athletes were named to the green and gold roster for a home-based Games coming up in April.
We unpacked the Australian Trials’ new format in our SwimSwam preview, but hear from Australian Head Coach Jacco Verhaeren himself on how he envisions the 4-day meet unrolling.
Olympic swimmers Ian Thorpe and Pieter Van den Hoogenband reunite in Sydney, just one site of their several storied freestyle battles.
I have no doubt there are hundreds of swimmers in country NSW, and NSW as a whole, who have just as much talent as I ever did but sadly we lose a lot of those,” James Magnussen said recently of his home state of New South Wales.
“Jacco said to me that if you have 1% of doubt in your mind, it’s too much and I did have those doubts,” said two-time Olympian Mitch Larkin of his time with Simon Cusack.