The Morning Swim Show: Kim Vandenberg Talks About Olympic Team Training Camp, Prep for Relay Swim; Celebrating FINA’s 100th Birthday
Source: SWIMMING WORLD MAGAZINE
PHOENIX, Arizona, July 18. TODAY’S edition of The Morning Swim Show features an interview with first-time Olympian Kim Vandenberg and celebrates FINA’s 100th birthday.
The news segment breaks down this week’s protest by Laura Wilkinson and Jessica Livingston of USA Diving’s decision to name another duo to the synchro platform diving team, and highlights two standout swimmers from the USA Swimming sectionals.
In Reaction Time, Olympian Kim Vandenberg talks about the emotion of making her first Olympic team, what it’s like to be Amanda Beard’s roommate and how she’s preparing for her leg in the prelims of the 800 freestyle relay.
The show concludes with a brief history of the first 100 years of FINA, the international federation for all the aquatic sports. Among the highlights are adding women to Olympic swimming in 1912 and creating a world aquatics championships in 1973.