Episode #087 Jason Lezak
It is the Olympic performance of all Olympic performances. The swim of all swims. His last name literally become a verb.
Jason is now the GM of the Cali Condors. Jonty Skinner is his Head Coach.
What regrets do you have on that relay?
"I was looking at that relay for 4 years and all I wanted to do was like I said get on that podium and hear the National Anthem and this time we got the Bronze medal to start the Olympics..." - Jason Lezak
Gary Hall Jr. walking out in the silk robe. What's your recollection from that race?
Jason thought he false started. Did you get in the zone? Were you on auto pilot?
How did you stay in the game for so long?
Nathan Adrian over taking Jason as the top American. Cesar Cielo.
"People were telling me to retire after every Olympics." - Jason Lezak
Coaching himself starting in 2006. He swam until he was 36.
Being the GM of the Cali Condors. Australians have pulled out. What's up? Is the ISL sustainable?
Jason Lezak Full Episode
4:00 Consistency Over Time
5:30 College Decision and Experience
10:00 Post-College Improvements
12:30 4x100 Freestyle Relay in Sydney
16:30 Training Following the 2000 Olympics
18:30 2004 Athens
22:00 Rivalry with Gary Hall Jr. / Importance of Team Unity
26:00 Hawke’s Perspective on the 2008 4x100 Freestyle Relay
31:30 Lezak’s Perspective on the 2008 4x100 Freestyle Relay
36:30 Being on a Relay with Michael Phelps
42:00 Longevity as a Sprinter
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