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Talking all things SWIMMING with Bobby Hurley, former World Champion turned coach and commentator. Hear insights from the best swimmers and coaches around the world about their journey to the top, and performing at the highest level.

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Talking all things SWIMMING with Bobby Hurley, former World Champion turned coach and commentator. Hear insights from the best swimmers and coaches around the world about their journey to the top, and performing at the highest level.

    Episode 2 - Thomas Fraser-Holmes

    Episode 2 - Thomas Fraser-Holmes

    Welcome to 'Swimming with Bobby', Episode 2 Australian Swim Team veteran Thomas Fraser-Holmes. Listen to 'Tommy' talk about lockdown, humble beginnings and his journey onto the Australian team with lots of laughs, stories, and detailing the highs and lows about being a professional swimmer. From Sun Yang pushing 1:46's at training to bodysuits and dream relay teams, enjoy 1 hour and 20 mins with Tommy and I!

    Episode 2: Podcast Notes

    2:22  Re-living NSW State Open/Nationals cancellation

    5:31 Who has some the most kilometres ever in Australian history?

    7:04 Olympic postponement: Who does the benefit/hurt?

    12:24 Lockdown Daily routine on the Gold Coast

    14:00 Early stages of career in Newcastle

    17:10 ‘The Chat’ with Eric Arnold

    22:00 The early morning ‘heart starter’

    24:57 The AIS with Vince Raleigh

    28:00 AIS stories

    32:41 2010 making your first Australian Team at 18

    34:11 Mucking around vs Shannon Rollason

    38:01 2010 Pan Pacs in California

    42:50 2012-2016 Olympic Games

    48:45  The move to Miami – Grant Hackett, Sun Yang, Dan Smith, Jordy Harrison

    52:05 Dennis’ training sets – Sun descending to 1.46 long course

    56:30 Chasing the elusive Oympic medal

    1:01:30 Vince vs Dennis vs Bohly

    1:03:23 ‘Why Not Me?” swim clinics

    1:05:30 Tom’s first drug test

    1:07:52 All time AUS 4x100m Medley Relay Team + miscellaneous stories

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Episode 1 - Matt Wilson (Part 2)

    Episode 1 - Matt Wilson (Part 2)

    Welcome to 'Swimming with Bobby', Episode 1 (Part 2) with Australian swimming star Matt Wilson. In this episode, listen to Matt detail the sacrifice and commitment from himself and his family, on his journey to the top of the world. 





    Note: filmed late 2019





    Episode 2: Podcast Notes






    What got you attached to the sport of swimming? (0:20)


    Talent ID: What did your coaches and parents see in you? (2:00)


    Springwood to SOPAC at 14yo (2:50) 


    3:45am Wake-ups (4:45)


    Age group career: 'The Breaststroke Prodigy' (6:50)


    Narrow Misses = .... A Fire! (9:20)




    Day-to-day training with Adam Kable @ NSWIS (12:45)


    Memorable training sets - 'The fat kid doing fly!' (14:00)


    The SOPAC squad (15:30)


    The rise of NSW Swimming (18:40)


    Breaststroke tips/evolution (21:30)


    Racesuit: Speedo Intent (24:30)


    ISL (26:10)

    • 29 min
    Episode 1 - Matt Wilson (Part 1)

    Episode 1 - Matt Wilson (Part 1)

    Welcome to 'Swimming with Bobby', Episode 1 with Australian swimming star Matt Wilson. In 2019 Wilson equalled the World Record in the semifinals of the 200m Breaststroke at the FINA World Championships in Gwangju, only to see that WR get broken by eventual champion Anton Chupkov of Russia, with Wilson finishing with silver. Listen in to the detail of Wilson's preparation leading into the World Champs, his deepest thoughts and feelings during the biggest week of his swimming career and his live commentary on watching the replay of these races for the first time since the World Champs. 

    Stay tuned for Part 2, detailing  the sacrifice and commitment from the Wilson family on his journey to the top. 

    Note: filmed late 2019



    Episode 1: Podcast Notes

    · Summer 2019 – on fire! (1:05)

    · 5 weeks out from Worlds (3:44)

    · Taper - You did what?! (6:05)

    · World Champs Day 1 - “I’m on!” (9:21)

    · Mixed Medley Relay – GOLD! (11:55)

    · Recovering like a World Champ (14:59)

    · WORLD RECORD! (20:39)

    · Anton Chupkov: Friendly rivalry? (25:10)

    · Video Replay: Semi Final (26:31)

    · Video Replay: Final – The most exciting race of the World Champs (32:05)

    · Double thumb cramp - a new swimming meme (37:50)

    · How to win in 2020? (39:10)

    · Finishing off Gwangju (43:10)

    • 46 min

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