#NBCSports #KatieLedecky #CaelebDressel How Olympic champions execute a perfect flip turn - with NBC's Rowdy Gaines | NBC Sports

It can win you a race or leave you off the podium entirely: NBC's Rowdy Gaines breaks down the elements of a perfect flip turn. With Olympic champions Caeleb Dressel and Katie Ledecky #NBCSports #KatieLedecky #CaelebDressel » Subscribe to NBC Sports: https://www.youtube.com/nbcsports?sub...

Alexi Pappas: I Made It to the Olympics. I Wasn't Ready for What Happened Next. | NYT Opinion

What if athletes and coaches were trained to look for depression just as vigilantly as they’d be watching for a hamstring pull? In the Op-Ed video above, Alexi Pappas, who lives in Los Angeles, argues that we should view mental health and physical health as equally important and as treatable as a torn ACL. She would know. She’s a record-setting runner who raced at the 2016 Olympics in Rio but came crashing down after she experienced clinical depression soon after.

While she had been trained to pay close attention to her body, she was ill equipped when it came to handling psychological wounds. Imagine if sports — and society — designated the same amount of resources toward mental health screening and treatment as they do to physical well being and viewed a healthy body and mind as equally important to success?

U.S. athletes get creative to stay in shape for postponed 2021 Olympic Games

In the "CBS This Morning" series Pushing the Limits, Nancy Chen looks at the fate of thousands of athletes who were training for the Olympic trials when the COVID-19 pandemic hit. The summer games were postponed until 2021. What's happened since has tested their limits in every way. Chen spoke with athletes vying for a spot on Team USA, including two former Olympians -- gymnast Laurie Hernandez and fencer Daryl Homer -- as well as first-time Olympic hopeful Kyle Merber. She takes a look at how these athletes have had to develop a different kind of strength.

Wednesday's Swim Report - Once A Gator Always A Gator & Other Swim Bits

Lane 1 - Outside posts "Laura Val Has Never, Ever Met a Pool She Didn’t Like. The 65-year-old swimmer has set 355 world records. And she's still going."

Lane 2 - The Sun posts "BECKY, STEADY, COOK! Who is Rebecca Adlington? Team GB Olympic legend and Celebrity MasterChef 2017 contestant/ The 28-year-old will compete in the BBC's cooking show hoping to impress judging duo John Torode and Gregg Wallace."

Lane 3 - NBC Sports posts "Ryan Lochte returns to old coach. Lochte is moving back to the University of Florida to train under Gregg Troy, who guided him to 11 medals among the 2004, 2008 and 2012 Olympics."

Lane 4 - NY Daily News posts "Olympic champion Schooling apologizes to Malaysians. Singapore's Olympic champion Joseph Schooling has apologized to Malaysians for saying he was going to teach their swimmers a lesson at the South East Asian Games, which open on Saturday in Kuala Lumpur."

Sunday's Swim Report - Phelps and Hackett & Other Swim Bits

Lane 1 - The Australian posts "Magnussen beats McEvoy for first time since 2014 in 100m. For the first time since the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, former world champion James Magnussen got to the wall ahead of his recent domestic nemesis Cameron McEvoy in the 100m freestyle in the opening meet of the Mare Nostrum series in Monte Carlo yesterday."

Lane 2 - Daily Telegraph posts "Champion swimmer Michael Phelps opens up about depression to help others."  Daily Telegraph posts "Michael PhelpshackettPhelps invited former rival Grant Hackett to recover at his US home. Phelps told of how his “heart hurt” as Grant Hackett staggered through a public breakdown, and how he decided to help his former Olympic rival by inviting him into his Arizona home."

Lane 3 - Burton Mail posts "Adam Peaty talks winning Olympic medals, his body and childhood fear with Attitude magazine. Swimming superstar Adam Peaty shared some of his secrets as he talked about breaking records, his physique and overcoming his fear of water when he was a child, with a front page appearance on Attitude magazine."

Lane 4 - My Central Oregon posts "Olympic swimmer Summer Sanders shares skin cancer battle and offers tips for reducing risks. Olympic medalist and longtime television broadcaster Summer Sanders is speaking out and spreading awareness about a disease that could have taken her life."

Lane 5 - Swimming World posts "Sun Yang Aims for Inaugural 800 Free Gold in Tokyo. Three-time defending 800 free world champion Sun Yang of China told local newspaper Xinhua that he was “hungry” for the 800 gold medal in Tokyo. “Opportunity is equal to every athlete. Though I am the three-time 800m world champion, all the glory belonged to the past. I am always setting my eyes to the future, for the worlds to be held next month in Budapest, and for Tokyo Olympic Games. Every athlete has the chance to win the event,” Sun said."

Lane 6 - USA Today posts "Olympic gold medalist Anthony Ervin says Tourette Syndrome gave him an advantage in the pool."

Lane 7 - The Australian posts "Olympic swimmer buys first home on the Gold Coast. Olympic swimmer Madison Wilson has moved from Brisbane to the Gold Coast to train for the Commonwealth Games, securing her first home along the way. She’s paid $395,000 for an apartment in Cambridge Residences at Robina through Steven Chen at The Agency. The one bedroom unit comes with a study, two bathrooms and a parking space in the project by SPG Investment and Shino Development Group. At the 2014 FINA World Swimming Championship in Qatar, Wilson won silver in the 4x100m medley relay. In 2015 she won gold in the 4x100m freestyle relay at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships in Russia. She made her Olympic debut in Rio last year. The Cambridge Residences feature 222 apartment in two towers."

Lane 8 - United Bulletin posts "Swimmer Fraser-Holmes banned 12 months for missing drug tests. Swimming Australia confirmed that freestyler Thomas Fraser-Holmes, a two-time Olympian, has been banned for 12 months by governing body FINA for missing three drug tests in one year."