Morning Swim Show: Dimitar Petrov Details Destin Lasco’s Immense Talent In the Pool

PHOENIX, Arizona, July 31. ON today’s edition of The Morning Swim Show we meet Dimitar Petrov, the head coach of the Pleasantville Aquatic Club and the coach of national age group record holder Destin Lasco.

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Petrov talks about the unusual idea to hold Sunday workouts, which he says has paid off for his swimmers because they are able to finish strong at swim meets, due to the normalcy of swimming on Sundays. Lasco’s national records come from an eagerness to work hard every day, Petrov says, and the coach details a regular set that Lasco does to illustrate the 12-year-old’s talent. Petrov also details his own swimming history while growing up in Bulgaria as a distance swimmer and his first coaching jobs in the United States. Be sure to visit SwimmingWorld.TV for more video interviews.

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Author: Jeff Commings

Jeff Commings is the Senior Writer for and Swimming World Magazine. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in journalism and was a nine-time NCAA All-American.

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