Katie Ledecky

Day in the Life: Katie Ledecky

Royan Olympian, Swimmer 0 Comments

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 0 Comments

Day in the Life: Sophia Herzog   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 …

Mariya Koroleva

Day in the Life: Mariya Koroleva

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Day in the Life:Mariya Koroleva   Mariya Koroleva is a Team USA Synchronized Swimmer, 2X Olympian and Stanford alum. She competes in the duet with teammate Anita Alvarez and finished among the top ten at Rio 2016. Mariya’s been swimming for 17 years and has been on the national team for nine. She is a proud graduate of Stanford University with a …

Brittany Broben

Day in the Life: Brittany Broben

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Day in the Life: Brittany Broben   The youngest athlete on the Australian Olympic Team at the London 2012 Games, 16-year-old Brittany Broben showed remarkable poise to block out the pressures of Olympic competition and bring home silver in the 10m platform event. Broben got into diving at the age of 11 after Olympic gold medallist Chantelle Newbery encouraged her to trial …

Karine Thomas

Day in the Life: Karine Thomas

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Day in the Life: Karine Thomas   Karine Thomas is an Olympic athlete on the Canadian National Team and 3X Gold-Medalist at the Pan-Am Games. She placed fourth in the London 2012 Summer Games during the synchronized swimming team event and will be competing with Jacqueline Simoneau in the Rio duet event. The two took gold together in the 2015 Pan-Am Games …

Day in the Life: Rudy Garcia-Tolson

Royan Paralympian, Swimmer, Triathlete 0 Comments

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 2 Comments

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 …

Day in the Life: Mark Divine

Royan Author, CrossFit, Entrepreneur, Military, Swimmer 0 Comments

Day in the Life:Mark Divine Few folks have what it takes to survive the Basic Underwater Demolition SEAL Training (BUDS) to become a Navy SEAL. The first phase of the 6 month program consists of “Basic Conditioning” and “Hell Week”. As the SEALs explain: Hell Week is a test of physical endurance, mental tenacity and true teamwork where 2/3 or more of …

Caroline Burckle

Day in the Life: Caroline Burckle

Royan Health Coach, Olympian, Swimmer 0 Comments

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, …