Inside with Brett Hawke: Adam Pine

By Fitter and Faster Staff

A 3-time Australian Olympian and the longest tenured National Team swimmer ever (17 years!)
Brett welcomes Adam Pine onto the podcast today.
They discuss his position at Swimming Australia where he supports the high performance programs for the Australian Paralympic Team and their Open Water swimmers.
Australia has an incredible natural environment that has created a legendary swimming culture.
Australia has loads of pools: 1500+ 50m facilities. Missing the Olympic team. Going to the University of Nebraska to get his education.
Coming from a small country town. Racing all the time as a young kid. A lot of 25 walk-backs.
Loved swimming fast butterfly, was never the top dawg but was always right there chasing them.
17 years of swimming on the Australian National Team!
“Every time I swam, I knew I could go faster.”
5th in the World but 3rd in my Country.
7 years of no PB in his best event, the 100 Fly.
Heat swimmers are important.
Being married to a swimmer.
Advice to young Australians looking to swim in college in America.
4 years from now what am I going to do to make sure I make that Olympic team?
And much, much more!