VIDEO: Anthony Ervin Discusses Russia, From Brazil

Braden Keith
by Braden Keith 4

September 21st, 2014 News, Video

In the video above, captured by Carolina Moncorvo of, American swimmer Anthony Ervin discusses the 2015 Kazaan World Championships.

The video was taken while Ervin was in Brazil contesting the Raia Rapida meet, where he won the 50 freestyle event but the home-country Brazilians took the overall title.

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Very good interview! It sounds like Ervin has learned to enjoy the process, not just focus on the end result, which is a great lesson we all need to learn in life! 🙂


Really interesting interview. Thanks for putting it on SwimSwam.


Something I think most of us don’t do enough of, especially adolescent swimmers who can now comprehend things a little better, enjoying the process and the people around you.

What if all swimmers trained and competed as if they were gambling with house money, as if they couldn’t lose. I imagine you end up like AE, in the twilight of his career, enjoying every minute of it.

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