Video Interview: Rachel Bootsma Relishes Win in Her Favorite Event

Photo by Peter Bick

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

IRVINE, California, August 8. RACHEL Bootsma talked to Swimming World after her second-straight national title in the women’s 50 back. Bootsma clocked a time of 28.35, and she talked about how the swim affects her perspective headed into the 100 back tomorrow. She also spoke of the effects of swimming outside on her race, since she ended up rubbing up against the lane line.

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Author: David Rieder

David Rieder has been a contributor to Swimming World since 2009. A native of Charleston, SC, he currently attends Duke University, where he works as the public address announcer for the varsity swim team.

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