Podcasts

SwimSwam Podcast: Luca Urlando on His Top 3 Swims All-Time

Urlando talks about how he sustained his shoulder injury in January, recovering from it, and how he’s been training throughout this quarantine period. 

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SwimSwam Podcast: True Sweetser on The Journey of a Distance Swimmer

True spoke candidly about growing up as the youngest of 6, his age-group days, and eventually moving on to train with Gator Swim Club in high school.

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SwimSwam Podcast: Sydney Pickrem on Adapting Through Adversity

Pickrem gives a candid recollection of her career, starting in Florida where she was a product of Randy Reese, renowned coach in his own right

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SwimSwam Podcast: Davis Tarwater on Making the Olympic Team After Finishing 7th

Davis explains his training as an age grouper, including beating Michael Phelps at Jr Nationals, Swimming at Michigan under Urbanchek and Bowman, and more

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SwimSwam Podcast: Jack Roach on Creating the National Junior Team

Roach reminisced on some of his favorite memories on building the national junior team, which he was the director of from 2008-2013

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SwimSwam Podcast: Jordan Wolfrum on the Differences of Coaching Men and Women

Wolfrum dove deep on a number of topics and the wisdom that she’s gained throughout her coaching journey thus far was evident

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SwimSwam Podcast: Shaine Casas on How Swimming in Austin Changed his Life

Casas delved into his past, explaining how he spent a life-changing summer in Austin training at Nitro while living with now-A&M teammate Ethan Gogulski. 

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SwimSwam Podcast: Aaron Peirsol Breaks Down The Super Suit Era

We spoke with Aaron about the past, present, and future of swimming, in terms of the sport itself as well as swimming as a business

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SwimSwam Podcast: What Would Janet Evans Give All Her Olympic Medals To Do?

Janet described running the Olympic torch to Muhammed Ali at the 1996 Atlanta Games. Evans says it was by far the best moment in her Olympic career

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SwimSwam Podcast: Calypso Sheridan on Future in USA, Past in AUS

Calypso says that although she’s not totally sure, she think’s she’ll return to Northwestern to finish her senior year without Kipp

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SwimSwam Podcast: Katinka Hosszu Explains Brutal Origin Story of “Iron Lady”

Hosszu talks us through her age group days in Hungary, AKA swimming boot camp, and her successes and failures once she came to the US and USC.

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SwimSwam Podcast: What the NCAA DI System Can Learn From DIII

Franklin coaches explained how their college balances academics and athletics, and we discussed what a DI program might be able to adapt from that model.

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SwimSwam Podcast: Carson Foster Reveals His All-Time Top 3 Swims

Namely, he gave us his Top 3 swims All-Time that HE HAS SWUM as well as Top 3 HE HAS WITNESSED, with accompanying race videos

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SwimSwam Podcast: How Getting Kicked Off the Team Changed Jason Lezak’s Career

At UCSB that Lezak made a big jump times wise, but also made a regression in attitude. This ultimately led to him being kicked off the team at one point

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SwimSwam Podcast: Training at the Olympic Training Center During Quarantine

We spoke with para national teamers Robert Griswold and David Gelfand about how they’re handling this quarantine period at the Olympic Training Center

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