On the SwimSwam Podcast dive deeper into the game you like with insider conversations about swimming. Hosted by Coleman Hodges and Gold Medal Mel Stewart, SwimSwam welcomes each the largest names in swimming that you simply already know, and rising stars that you must get to know, as we break down the previous, current, and way forward for aquatic sports activities.
We sat down with Nulo Pet Food CEO and founder Michael Landa, who has deep swimming roots. Landa has been swimming since he was 7 and recollects going third on an 8-under relay, solely to flip on the wall and go the anchor leg of the opposing staff. That received the eye his coach.
“Early on,” Landa defined, “I found an outlet for profitable and feeling related. It felt good. And never solely that, however I discovered an prolonged household within the swimming neighborhood – from my teammates and their ever-encouraging mother and father to the coaches I’ve had through the years.”
“I by no means felt like swimming was a chore,” he added. “I at all times beloved it. It was a pleasant sanctuary away from dwelling and faculty life the place I may chortle with like-minded buddies and the place I had full management over my future. The tougher I labored and the extra targeted I remained, the extra profitable I used to be…and it at all times felt good to open new and greater doorways.”
Landa nonetheless swims below masters swimming coach and 5-time Olympic medalist Ian Crocker. Chlorine is in Landa’s veins, and he attributes a lot of his success in life to the swimming tradition he soaked up.
“Swimming taught me so many life classes that you just can’t be taught except you reside them.”
On this podcast Landa breakdowns what swimming taught him and the way he has utilized these classes to Nulo, the #1 fastest-growing pet-specialy model in america.
Music: Otis McDonald
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