The freestyle breather was designed to allow you to #breathefreely during your freestyle stroke, and although aimed at beginners, it certainly didn’t stop our Elite Team wanting to test it out!
Ruta Meilutyte refused to give it back, stating that she felt it would offer great confidence to beginners, while no nonsense Sarah Sjostrom gave it the big thumbs up, asking her coach if she too could use it for training! (Not that we feel she needs it!)
As part of this year's Hall of Fame weekend, The USA Swimming Foundation brought Olympians Jason Lezak, Janet Evans and Alia Atkinson in to promote the Foundation's Make a Splash initiative.
The Make a Splash program is a national child-focused water safety campaign, which aims to provide the opportunity for every child in America to learn to swim. To date, more than 2 million children have received the lifesaving gift of swim lessons through the USA SwimmingFoundation Make a Splash Local Partner network, comprised of more than 600 qualified lesson providers across the nation.
Presented by Arena, the exclusive outfitter of the USA Swimming National Team, "Being Frank" is a web series featuring the insights of USA Swimming National Team Director Frank Busch. As part of Arena's ongoing dedication to servicing coaches and teams, the series is geared toward helping coaches take their game to the next level -- Not by implementing the latest workout, but by taking a look at the business of coaching. With more than 30 years of coaching experience under his belt, Frank's passion for this topic is evident and will challenge coaches of all levels to think differently about their profession. Because of Arena's commitment to growing the sport, we hope all coaches will enjoy and learn from each edition of "Being Frank."