Urlando talks about how he sustained his shoulder injury in January, recovering from it, and how he’s been training throughout this quarantine period.
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.
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
Davis explains his training as an age grouper, including beating Michael Phelps at Jr Nationals, Swimming at Michigan under Urbanchek and Bowman, and more
Roach reminisced on some of his favorite memories on building the national junior team, which he was the director of from 2008-2013
Wolfrum dove deep on a number of topics and the wisdom that she’s gained throughout her coaching journey thus far was evident
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.
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
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
Calypso says that although she’s not totally sure, she think’s she’ll return to Northwestern to finish her senior year without Kipp
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.
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.
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
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
We spoke with para national teamers Robert Griswold and David Gelfand about how they’re handling this quarantine period at the Olympic Training Center