E199 - Stephen Clegg: Benefits of Visually Impaired Swimming
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by Propulsion Swimming
3d ago
Aquatics GB named their Paralympic Swimming squad for the Paris Paralympics 2024 this week. Stephen Clegg was one of the para-swimmers selected and will head to his third Paralympic Games after appearances at Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020. So far an elusive Paralympic gold medal has eluded the Edinburgh University swimmer, but after winning World Para Swimming titles in the S12 100m Butterfly and 100m Backstroke and setting multiple Para-Swimming World records could Paris 2024 be his year? This week on the Propulsion Swimming Podcast, we discuss with Stephen the challenges and benefits being a vis ..read more
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E198 - Lucy Grieve: Stirling Swimming Success
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by Propulsion Swimming
3d ago
Following her selection to the Aquatics GB squad for the European Championships 2024 in Belgrade, we speak to University of Stirling Swimming, Lucy Grieve, on this week's episode of the Propulsion Swimming Podcast. We speak to Lucy about her journey for SAST to Stirling, how she and Keanna MacInnes make perfect training partners along with the entire Stirling Squads, and her hopes for this summer's European Champs. AP Race London International - ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://events.aprace.club/events/aprli24/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information ..read more
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E197 - Honey Osrin: Sacrifices to make the Olympics
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by Propulsion Swimming
3d ago
At the Aquatics GB Swimming Championships, Loughborough University swimmer Honey Osrin claimed the 200m Backstroke title ahead of Katie Shanahan and booked her place at the Paris Olympics. Her journey to a first Olympic Games has been far from an easy one. We discuss with Honey her decision to come to train in the UK at 13 years old and leave her native South Africa, a 5 year plateau struggling to break the 2:10 mark in the 200m Back, and why it took a virus for her to put all her eggs in one basket and a secure British Swimming selection. AP Race London International - ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://events.ap ..read more
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E196 - Aquatics GB Names Young European Champs Squad
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by Propulsion Swimming
3w ago
With the Aquatics GB Olympic Team skipping the 2024 European Championships, a brilliant opportunity has arisen for a host of under-21 British Swimmers. Due to the clash between European Champs (10th-23rd June) and Sette Colli (21-23 June 2024) Aquatics GB won't be sending any Olympians to Belgrade later this summer, but this does mean valuable major meet experience can be gained for the 10 pool swimmers selected. Fleur Lewis, Holly McGill, Lucy Grieve, Calvin Fry, Alex Painter, Ed Mildred, Josh Gammon, Jack Skerry, Matt Ward and Leah Schlosshan will all be representing British Swimming. On ..read more
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E195 - James Guy: Qualifying for a Third Olympics
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by Propulsion Swimming
1M ago
On this week's electrifying episode of the Propulsion Swimming Podcast, we welcome a true legend of British Swimming – the powerhouse relay swimmer, the humble champion, James Guy! James Guy is one of the most decorated swimmers in British history. His resume boasts Olympic gold medals, multiple World Championship titles, and a stack of European and Commonwealth triumphs. A master of freestyle and butterfly, he's renowned as one of the greatest relay swimmers in the world. We'll dive deep into Jimmy's thrilling journey at the recent British Olympic trials. From the unexpected setbacks in the ..read more
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E193 - Aquatics GB Swimming Championships 2024 Review
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by Propulsion Swimming
1M ago
We review last week's Aquatics GB Swimming Champs 2024. What were the stand-out swims? Who will be heading to the Olympics and Paralympics? We answer all on this, day-by-day review ..read more
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E191: Jono Adam: Preparing for British Trials in Australia
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by Propulsion Swimming
2M ago
Jonathan 'Jono' Adam, is a Bath Performance Centre swimmer as well as a double LEN Under 23 Champion. At the 2024 British Swimming Championships, he will be heading into the 100m Backstroke as the second-fastest seed. He's set to be one of the many hopefuls looking to make the British Swimming Olympic team in the 100m Back and go beneath the all-important Nomination Standard of 53.68 In an interview on the Propulsion Swimming Podcast, Jono shares why his preparations heading into Olympic Trials have built confidence in a potential 52-point second swim, and moreover, what it's like being teamma ..read more
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E190 - Leah Schlosshan: Double European Junior Champ Targets Paris
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by Propulsion Swimming
2M ago
This week on the Propulsion Swimming Podcast, we are joined by City of Leeds Swimmer, Leah Schlosshan. Leah is a back-to-back European Junior Champion in the 200m IM. We talk with her about why she's chosen to stay at Leeds as she targets the Olympics rather than heading to a British Swimming National Centre, and her mindset heading into trials given she's going to have to race Abbie Wood, Katie Shanahan and Freya Colbert. AP Race London International - ⁠⁠https://events.aprace.club/events/aprli24 ..read more
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E189 - BUCS Review with Lewis Fraser
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by Propulsion Swimming
3M ago
On this week's episode of the Propulsion Swimming Podcast we are talking BUCS Long Course 2024, and we are joined by stand out University of Swansea swimmer Lewis Fraser. We talk through the stand-out swims of the biggest UK University meet, from guest swimmers like James Guy and Max Litchfield to notable swims leading into British trials by Honey Osrin, Angharad Evans and Ollie Morgan. Lewis Fraser also discusses how competing as a team can take the pressure off, his 100m Fly BUCS record and why he trains a 200m IM program for the 100m Butterfly. AP Race London International - ⁠https://eve ..read more
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E188 - World Champs Review with Laura Stephens
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by Propulsion Swimming
3M ago
This week on the Propulsion Swimming Podcast we are reviewing the 2024 Doha Swimming World Championships and are joined by British Swimming's newest World Champion, Laura Stephens. We discuss the outstanding meet of the Dave Hemmings squad, why Adam Peaty has us very excited and of course the ridiculous Pan Zhanle 100m Freestyle World record!! AP Race London International - ⁠https://events.aprace.club/events/aprli24 ..read more
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