Video Interview: Missy Franklin Excited To Race Katie Ledecky

Photo by Griffin Scott

Editorial coverage for U.S. Senior Nationals proudly sponsored by Master Spas!

IRVINE, California, August 7. SHORTLY after completing a tough double in the 200 freestyle and 200 backstroke, Missy Franklin stopped by the mixed zone to talk about racing Katie Ledecky and returning to backstroke after focusing on freestyle in the college season.

Ledecky has made Franklin’s approach to racing better, and in this video interview Franklin said she was also happy to see younger swimmers qualifying for international teams.

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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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