NFL quarterback Russell Wilson isn’t the only ‘Russell’ crediting swimming with helping his primary career in the off-season, as Canadian Paralympian and ‘new coach’ Benoit Huot can attest.
Count Super Bowl-winning quarterback Russell Wilson among the many professional athletes who use swimming as cross-training exercise to improve performance in their primary sport.
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson got the best of his NFC West rival Colin Kaepernick with a 29-3 win over the 49ers, and he did it by relying heavily on his star running back, Marshawn Lynch. Although many factors go into exceptional performance on the field, this pair of stars both spend time in the pool. Could swimming be the Seahawk’s secret sauce?