Morning Swim Show: Karlyn Pipes Talks About Controlling Addictions And The Swimming Forces Behind Them

In this episode, International Swimming Hall of Fame swimmer, Karlyn Pipes, sat down with Swimming World Magazine Publisher, Brent Rutemiller, in a candid conversation about her addictions that drove her to success and failure.

Pipes co-authored a book called The Do Over with Tito Morales that will be out on the market later this year. The book tells of her life struggles with addictions and how swimming was both demon and savior.

This is an interview that every parent, teenager, athlete, and coach involved with sport should watch.

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    I haven’t seen Karlyn in years but I remember her friendship with my former master’s team, the Long Beach Grunions. I’m glad she has found the balance she’s been seeking– it’s encouraging to hear the inspiring message that we can all bounce back from misplaced priorities, lost opportunities, etc. Thanks for your candor Karlyn and best wishes for your continued success in life.

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