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Saturday: Summer Nationals in Auburn--Day 4
The last day here in Auburn has been every bit as much fun as the first three. Today's interviews include Larry Wood, world record setter Larry Day, Skip Thompson, Officals Patricia Gore, Dave Smith, Ed Saltzman and Steve Goldman, Tina Wallen from Colorado Timing, and national record setter Diann Uustal.
Friday: Summer Nationals in Auburn--Day 3
Rob Butcher and Misty Hyman talk with more competitors today, several who are here at nationals for the first time, including Misty herself, and several who have been coming to nationals for many years. As always, we find stories of friendship, rivalry and inspiration.
Thursday: Summer Nationals in Auburn--Day 2
Join Rob Butcher and Misty Hyman as they recap the day's highlights here in Auburn. Olympian Mark Gangloff, fresh from the World Championships in Shanghai, returned to his home pool with his wife Ashley in time for both of them to swim the 50-meter breaststroke. Family is always a strong theme at USMS national meets. Rob and Misty talk with USMS VP of Community Services Nadine Day and her daughter Nalani, and we meet one half of team Butcher, future Masters swimmers.
Wednesday: Summer Nationals in Auburn--Day 1
Join USMS Executive Director Rob Butcher and Olympic Gold Medalist Misty Hyman as they recap our first day in Auburn. Swimmers contested both the 800 and 1500 freestyle events today, and 21-year-old Alison Templin decided to break both those records in her age group, in the same race. We talk with Alison and her mom, Catherine Rust, who swam and won the women's 55-59 age group in the 1500. Additionally, Misty Hyman shares the training secret behind her killer dolphin kick.
Tuesday: Summer Nationals Preview
Join Olympic Gold Medalist Misty Hyman as she gives us a sneak preview of the James E. Martin Aquatic Center at Auburn University. Our vendors are set up and have already begun supplying swimmers with suits, caps, t-shirts and assorted swim gear. Don't worry if you forgot something--our vendors can hook you up. Not only is there a fabulous facility and great event staff, the famed Southern hospitality is evident everywhere you go in this small college town. We'll see you tomorrow for Day 1--the distance events--as competitors square off in the 800 and 1500 freestyles.