Adam Peaty

Day in the Life: Adam Peaty

Owaves Team Swimmer

Day in the Life: Adam Peaty   “I’m a massive believer that all areas of your life need to be equal for you to perform at your best. Lifestyle, family, and friendships. If one is out then you are not going to be at that level.” These are the words of world-renowned breaststroker Adam Peaty — and no one does it better …

Phelipe Rodrigues

Day in the Life: Phelipe Rodrigues

Owaves Team Paralympian, Swimmer Leave a Comment

Day in the Life: Phelipe Rodrigues Phelipe Rodrigues is a Paralympic swimmer born in Recife, Brazil. He was born with clubfoot and had two surgeries at just four weeks old. As a result, he began swimming at just 8 months old as physiotherapy and hasn’t stopped swimming since!  He has won over 10 different medals while participating in Paralympic sports.   View …

Laurrie "McClain" Hermes

Day in the Life: Laurrie “McClain” Hermes

Owaves Team Paralympian, Swimmer Leave a Comment

Day in the Life: Laurrie “McClain” Hermes When Laurrie “McClain” Hermes was 8 years old, she had four emergency eye surgeries due to retina detachments. She is now completely blind in the right eye and only has a 5 degree field of vision in her left eye. She describes her vision as “seeing through a straw with wax paper over it.” Despite …

Michellie Jones

Day in the Life: Michellie Jones

Owaves Team Cyclist, Health Coach, Olympian, Personal Trainer, Swimmer, Track & Field, Triathlete Leave a Comment

Day in the Life: Michellie Jones   Michellie Jones is an Australian triathlete whose most recent accomplishments include induction into the Australian Sports Hall of Fame, International Triathlon Union (ITU) Hall of Fame, and Triathlon Australia Hall of Fame. Michellie’s awesome track record includes an Ironman World Championship and an Olympic Silver Medal. She has big love for horses and all things …

Katie Ledecky

Day in the Life: Katie Ledecky

Royan Olympian, Swimmer Leave a Comment

Day in the Life: Katie Ledecky   Katie Ledecky is a 5X Olympic gold medalist, 9X world champion, and multiple world-record holder for Team USA women’s swimming at just 19 years of age… What goes into her daily 24 hours to keep her so far ahead of the pack? Below is an inside glimpse into Katie’s average training day heading into Rio …

Sophia Herzog

Day in the Life: Sophia Herzog

Royan Paralympian, Swimmer Leave a Comment

Day in the Libreaststrokerzog   Sophia Herzog is a Paralympic silver medalist and Team USA Swimmer. At four feet tall, she towered over her competition in the 100m breast stroke at Rio. Sophia resides in the Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center and was on the U.S. Paralympics Swimming Emerging Team twice in her career before making the national team in 2015. Herzog …

Rudy Garcia-Tolson

Day in the Life: Rudy Garcia-Tolson

Royan Paralympian, Swimmer, Triathlete Leave a Comment

Day in the Life: Rudy Garcia-Tolson   Paralympic Gold Medalist, World Record Holder and Ironman Triathlete Rudy Garcia-Tolson is on the #RoadToRio, competing in his fourth Paralympic Games. Rudy will be a favorite for gold in the men’s swimming 200IM and 100m breaststroke competitions. Since his first Paralympic Games in 2004 at the age of 16, Rudy has become an ambassador for …

Michael Phelps

Day in the Life: Michael Phelps

Royan Olympian, Swimmer Leave a Comment

Day in the Life: Michael Phelps   The Road to Rio got a lot shinier with Michael Phelps’ re-emergence from retirement… The eighteen gold medals doesn’t count his four additional silver and bronze achievements. Since the age of seven, Michael Phelps has been swimming competitively and even went through a five-year streak during his teenage years training every single day, 365 days …

Caroline Burckle

Day in the Life: Caroline Burckle

Royan Health Coach, Olympian, Swimmer Leave a Comment

Day in the Life: Caroline Burckle   Caroline Burckle, Sport Psychology Consultant and Mental Skills Coach   Caroline Burckle says winning a bronze medal in the 2008 Olympic Games in swimming was the most humbling experience of her life. It came after a lifelong pursuit of a single goal and taught her how fiercely chasing a vision can turn into reality. Today, …