A Champion’s Favorite Celebratory Meal

By Fitter and Faster Staff

We asked elite swimmers what they eat as a post-race celebratory meal.

Their answers:

Tyler McGill

2012 Olympian



Katie Meili

National Team Member

“I love steak with green means and mashed potatoes. And you can’t forget ice cream for dessert.”


Cody Miller

U.S. National Champion

“Hawaiian style, pizza with ham and pineapple.”


Merrill Moses

2008 Olympian, water polo


“T-bone steak, served medium rare with grilled onions, sautéed mushrooms and steamed veggies.”

Lacey Nymeyer

2008 Olympian


Chicken Fajitas

Lauren Perdue

2012 Olympian

“My dad is an excellent cook and makes the most delicious beef brisket on his ‘Green Egg’ grill. Whenever I get the chance to go back home, he always cooks my favorite meal as a welcome-home treat.”

Tim Phillips

National Team Member


“Definitely pizza.”

Megan Romano

2013 World Champion


“Prosciutto or Pasta – anything Italian”

Get your feast on.