Alex Meyer joins today's edition of The Morning Swim Show to discuss his first competition since breaking his collarbone. Meyer, already selected to swim the 10K at the London Olympics, relives the races at the recent open water nationals and what kind of shape he was in at the competition. He also analyzes the upcoming 10K race at the Olympics and what training will be like for the next three months.
Alex Meyer is the first athlete named to the USA Swimming Olympic team for 2012, and he talks about the qualifying race that put him on the team, as well as the Olympic test event he recently participated in at the site of the 10K swim in London. He discusses his training for the Olympics and what races he'll do in the next 11 months.
Shortly after winning the 25K open water world title, Alex Meyer joins the show to talk about the strategy of beating the defending world champion, how he was lucky his less-than-desired sprint training helped his sprint to the end and what he's going to do with his Harvard degree.