Video Interview: Nathan Adrian Says ‘No Way’ to 200 Free in Long Course

by Gisselle Kohoyda 4

December 06th, 2014 News, Video, Video Interview

Nathan Adrian is a U.S. National Champion in the 50 and 100 freestyles many times over, but on Friday he added a title in the men’s 200 free as well.

In speaking after that race on Friday, Adrian said unequivocally “no” to taking the 200 free into long course after tasting a little success over the last few weeks in short course in the event. He describes the changes in technique he has to use in the 200 free, and says that after 20 years of competitive swimming, he’s accepted that it’s just not an event that will work for him in long course.

Still, he seemed happy with his result in yards, saying that he swam his own race much moreso than he did in Minneapolis two weeks ago.

In This Story

Leave a Reply

Notify of
newest most voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
5 years ago

Why is the video not showing ?

Reply to  littlebird89
5 years ago

littlebird89 – give it a second. For some unknown reason, it takes our platform a minute to pull videos up immediately after publishing.

Reply to  Braden Keith
5 years ago

Thanks so much, its showing now.

5 years ago

I think this is great. Nice to see some sprinters trying the longer stuff. Should help closing that 100.

About Gisselle Kohoyda

Midland, Michigan native Gisselle Kohoyda is all too familiar with life in the pool and on the deck, even with her late start in the sport at the age of 14. This part time coach and full time breaststroker focuses her driven energy towards social media management, journalism, writing practices, …

Read More »