Rose Bowl Swim Team’s Olympic Honor

Aug 7, 2011

Pasadena’s Rose Bowl Aquatics Center Swim Team recently ventured to Colorado Springs, CO for an epic week of workouts at the U.S. Olympic Training Center. During the trip, the sprightly swimmers aged 13 and up enjoyed one-on-one sessions with acclaimed sports physiologist and swimming scientist Dr. Genadijus Sokolovas, simply known to his pupils as “Dr. G.” The course included altitude training, yoga, and classroom sessions, teaching the kids multiple techniques from proper swimming form to power skills and endurance.

Dr. G, who trains with greats like Michael Phelps, devoted one-on-one time t0 each student, analyzing his or her swimming stroke while relaying pointers to help maximize speed and efficiency. The eager swimmers displayed athletic passion and a strong willingness to learn—key components of any celebrated athlete. Who knows, we may even spot one of these young Pasadena swimmers in London next year!

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