By virtue of her world title in the 400 IM, Elizabeth Beisel is viewed as the favorite for Olympic gold, and on today's edition of The Morning Swim Show, she talks about her feelings about being “the hunted” instead of “the hunter.” With the expectations placed on her for 2012, Beisel has been in hard training, and she talks about the grueling holiday training already begun at Florida, how she views the global competition in the 400 IM, her thoughts on her first Olympic Trials in 2008 and what her preparation level will be for the NCAA championships.
Elizabeth Beisel relives the experience of her freshman year at the University of Florida, and details why she didn't swim up to expectations at the NCAA championships. She also talks about her preparation for the upcoming world championships and why it was good and bad that the USA team was selected last summer.
Elizabeth Beisel is back on the show to preview her first NCAA championships, from her battle with Katinka Hosszu in the 400 IM to her chances to win the 200 backstroke. She also talks about how training has been different from her work back in Rhode Island, from the dryland routine to her workouts in the pool.
Morning Swim Show regular Elizabeth Beisel had a very busy month of August, both in and out of the pool. She talks about rebounding from a less-than-great senior nationals to winning two gold medals at the Pan Pacific championships. She is now a freshman at the University of Florida, and she talks about all the changes she's experienced in her first three weeks in Florida.
Jan. 19, 2010: Olympian Elizabeth Beisel was one of the busiest swimmers at the CeraVe Invitational last weekend, swimming multiple times over the three-day meet and posting some fast times. She speaks with Garrett McCaffrey about her training and preparing for a good year in the pool.