On this Wednesday, the taper workout was simple: Eddie gave you a number, and you got to that number. For most of the guys, it was somewhere between 3k-4k.
This certainly wasn’t your run-of-the-mill Practice + Pancakes, but then again Alaska isn’t your run-of-the-mill swimming destination.
2021 1500 Olympic Champions Bobby Finke and Katie Ledecky went head-to-head during a threshold practice which concluded with 15×100 best average
The group started on the racks with some light power work in the outdoor pool, then transitioned to the indoor pool, where they did work with chords
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On Tuesday afternoons, associate head coaches Blaire Bachman and Tyler Fenwick combine their groups and gut out a ‘red’ set
Cav Aquatics had a fun warm up full of drills and speed work before getting into some 100 pace, where Heilman threw down some sizzling butterfly times
It culminated with 1 50 free all-out at the end of practice, highlighted by Olympians Paige Madden, Alex Walsh, and Walsh’s younger sister, Gretchen Walsh
We got to see the likes of Olympic medalists Kieran Smith and Bobby Finke as well as post-grad Natalie Hinds in action in Gainesville
Mefford has newfound confidence in the pool after making his first Olympic team but also wants to explore the workforce and life away from the pool
On this Monday afternoon, head coach Todd DeSorbo was running a 50 free group while Blaire Bachman was heading up 200 pace work
On Tuesdays, GMNY has stroke day, and they get a couple of pretty unique guest coaches to come work with some of the groups
They had an IM set that everyone does, which was short, fast bursts with a lot of transitions, then separated into different groups to get quality racing in
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