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2019 World Junior Championships: Pancake Hot Take – Day 2 Finals

With 9 finals races tonight, I thought there would be more fast swimming. However, the session ended with a world junior record, so I have to give Day 2…

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2019 World Junior Championships: Pancake Hot Take – Day 1 Finals

Day 1 Started out with some exciting races, and ended on a high note with 2 very quick relays. Add 2 world junior records to that, and I give Day 1 finals…

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2019 World Championships: Pancake Hot Take – Day 8 Finals

Although Day 8 started out a little sluggish in terms of times, it ended with such a rush, giving us 2 amazing races back-to-back, including 2 world records

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2019 World Championships: Pancake Hot Take – Day 7 Finals

We all knew Day 7 was going to be a far cry from Day 6. But until yesterday, the times that were put up today would have made me need to change my pants.

2019 World Championships: Pancake Hot Take – Day 6 Finals

Day 6 of the 2019 World Championships gave me everything I wanted out of a world champs session… and then some. That’s why I’m giving Day 6… 

2019 World Championships: Pancake Hot Take – Day 5 Finals

The facts are that 2 teams broke 1 world record, 1 guy tied another world record, and 1 guy almost broke ANOTHER world record. I’ve got to give Day 5…

2019 World Championships: Pancake Hot Take – Day 4 Finals

Day 4 Finals, best day of racing yet! We saw a huge world record, a couple defending champs regain their titles, and a come from behind surprise at the end

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2019 World Championships: Pancake Hot Take – Day 3 Finals

In terms of times posted, Day 3 was the slowest day of racing as a whole that we’ve seen at these world champs yet. So, I have to give Day 3 finals…

2019 World Championships: Pancake Hot Take – Day 2 Finals

While Day 2 saw 2 championship records go down, I’m basing ratings off of times posted and how they compare to world records, so I give Day 2 of finals…

2019 World Championships: Pancake Hot Take – Day 1 Finals

While Day 1 of racing wasn’t a firework show every single race, it certainly didn’t disappoint, with multiple championship records and a world record to boot

Practice + Pancakes: How to Train at an Elite Level with a Full-Time Job

Wyatt now lives in Albuquerque doing research in his field of study full-time. He still loves swimming, and is looking to qualify for a 3rd Olympic Trials

Michael Chadwick, Lia Neal, David Marsh, & More Workshop Kendyl Stewart’s Start

During my filming with Team Elite, Kendyl Stewart was working on her start… let me rephrase that. Most of Team Elite was working on Kendyl Stewart’s start.

Practice + Pancakes: Morozov, Balandin, Hansson (and More) Worlds Taper at USC

I ended up at the University of Southern California, catching the end of a taper practice with some of their postgrads who were gearing up for World Champs

Practice + Pancakes: Team Elite Starts Taper for World Champs, Pan Ams

With World Championships and Pan American Games both on the horizon, that means one thing for elite athletes: taper time.

Practice + Pancakes: Michael Andrew Goes Surfing, Trains Overspeed

Less than a week out from Andrew leaving for the World Champs training camp in Singapore, we caught him on a normal training day.

Practice + Pancakes: Texas Men Taper Practice for WUGs

The main WUG group included John Shebat, Austin Katz, Dean Farris, Tate Jackson, Jeff Newkirk, and Townley Haas (World Champs)

Beyond the Pancakes: How Indiana Post Grads Train in the Weight Room (Video)

There are hundreds of philosophies on how to optimally train a swimmer in the pool. There might be more theories on how best to train them outside the pool.

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