Daily Swim Report - How To Raise An Olympian & Other Swim Bits
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Lane 1 - Today posts (w/video) "Olympic swimmer Missy Franklin: ‘My goal is to fall in love with the sport again’. At the 2012 London Olympics, swimmer Missy Franklin brought home five medals for the United States. But in her new book “Relentless Spirit: The Unconventional Raising of a Champion,” she admits it has been a challenging journey. Her mom, joining Franklin on TODAY, says: “What we did was just be there and listen and let Missy lead the way.”
Lane 2 - CBC posts "Vietnamese swimming star's DQ erases historic finish. Anh Vien Nguyen originally finished second to Olympic champion Katinka Hosszu."
Lane 3 - The Australian posts "Sydney suffers brain drain of world-class swimming coaches. Will the last internationally recognised swimming coach to leave Sydney please turn out the lights? That will be Brant Best, the man who guided James Magnussen to two world 100m freestyle titles and an Olympic silver medal, who has confirmed he is moving back to Queensland after losing his job at Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre."
Lane 4 - Active posts "Freestyle Basics: The 3 Phases of the Pull. On average, the pull attributes up to 90 percent of total propulsion in freestyle. Breaking down the pull into three phases will help you better understand the transfer of power from overhead to the back of the stroke."