With all due respect to Katie Ledecky’s earth-shattering world records, this week’s HardCore Swim takes a look at another USA Swimming star who put together an outstanding weekend, and whose swims might be lost in the frenzy of Ledecky’s world marks.
Katie Hoff, on the comeback trail in the Sunshine State after a swimming hiatus, won four events at the SFTL meet, including a 200 IM that would have won the Santa Clara Grand Prix by over a half second.
Katie Hoff closed out her local meet on Sunday with an impressive 200 IM.
While Katie Hoff isn’t swimming against the best of the best, it doesn’t seem to matter. This comeback kid is making a statement at a local Miami meet.
Katie Hoff made a big statement swim in the 200 IM at the Mesa Grand Prix, serving notice that she just might be the most impactful “comeback kid” in American swimming right now.
We looked into Katie Hoff’s 200 IM at Mesa in comparison to her swim at the 2007 World Championships.
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The Mesa Grand Prix was just a preview of what’s to come for the summer. With some of the best in the pool returning to action this weekend, we’re in for an exciting 2014.
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Race video is courtesy of Universal Sports Network, a SwimSwam Partner. Women’s 200 Freestyle – Finals – Reported by SwimSwam…
Many thanks to Mike Lewis – olavistaphotography.com – for these great swimming photos! (Featured Image: Conor Dwyer, looking massive!)
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