World Champ Drew Kibler is All-In at Carmel Swim Club for Paris 2024

While filming with Carmel Swim Club, SwimSwam got the chance to catch up with world champion and Texas alum, Drew Kibler. The former longhorn finished his 4 years at Texas, but instead of taking the optional ‘Covid 5th year”, decided to return to his home town of Carmel, Indiana and train with his club team.

Kibler describes why Carmel is the right fit for him as a professional, from the culture of CSC to his relationship with head coach Chris Plumb to his ties outside of the pool.

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MIKE IN DALLAS
2 months ago

Certainly a HUGE step/risk on his part being @ Carmel, but his awareness of the pitfalls of his move + his limit-less commitment and positive energy are going to be awesome to see in 2023! The ultimate ‘poster guy’ for USA Swimming and Paris 2024.

Fluidg
Reply to  MIKE IN DALLAS
2 months ago

There’s no risk. The risk is not following your heart.

Alaverga
Reply to  Fluidg
2 months ago

Choosing a club team with no real track record of training post grads where he will likely have no true challengers in practice over a storied pro team that specializes in his events sounds like a definite risk to me sir.

Meathead
2 months ago

Carmel is really investing in their USMS program…good to see anchoring it w/ someone like Kibler

Riccardo
2 months ago

He has more speed than Kieran. Could be the first American sub 1:44 since MP in 09.

PFA
2 months ago

I have that feeling with this mindset and focus for the next year and a half, which also might depend on how 2023 goes, drew is gonna win the 200 at OLY trials and get top 4 in the 100.

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