Video: Carsten Vissering Tears Through Independent National High School Record in 100 Breast

GERMANTOWN, Maryland, February 9. IN the finals of the D.C. Metro high school swimming championships, Carsten Vissering blazed through the 100 breaststroke with one of the fastest swims in high school history.

Vissering posted a 53.49 to break the national independent high school record that has stood since 1998.

In the video player below, watch Vissering’s history-making swim. Special thanks to Swimming World contributor Wynne Kirschner.

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Author: Jeff Commings

Jeff Commings is the host of several shows on SwimmingWorld.TV, including "The Morning Swim Show," which features interviews with people making headlines in aquatic sports. 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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