Off Deck: Katie Hoff Talks Life Post-Swimming, Blood Clots and More

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Seven-time World Champion Katie Hoff joined this week’s episode of Off Deck to discuss what she has been up to in the 18 months since she retired from swimming. Watch the full episode below.

Hoff discussed the blood clots which forced her into retirement and explained the work she does now on behalf of the National Blood Clot Alliance to raise awareness for the disease. Hoff also explained the emotions she felt when she knew she was done swimming and how it feel to still be the American record-holder in the women’s 400 IM. She also shared her thoughts on how much she still follows the sport and her friends still competing.

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Author: David Rieder

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David Rieder is the host of Swimming World TV and a staff writer. A contributor to Swimming World since 2009, he has covered NCAA Championships, U.S. Nationals, Olympic Trials and the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. He is a native of Charleston, S.C., and a 2016 graduate of Duke University.

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