It’s a swimmers most important tool, an achievement and approval at the same time: The swimmer´s body. But just as for the development of a swimmer’s performance there is no perfect blue print for what their body should look like.
Chad le Clos is back where he belongs: on top of the podium. The South African star swimmer is collecting medals again at the Commonwealth Games in Australia. Something he doesn’t take for granted since his bitter defeat at the 2016 Olympic Games. The key moment in overcoming his demons from Rio happened less than one year ago.
Without a doubt Adam Peaty is one of the most impressive swimmers of our time. During the past four years he lifted breaststroke swimming up on a new level. One of his most remarkable swims: The 50m semi-final of the 2017 World Championships in Budapest, where he broke the 26-second-barriere for the first time in swimming history. Let’s take a look at how he did that.