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John Steffensen

Inside with Brett Hawke: John Steffensen

Episode #039: John Steffensen

John Steffensen isn't a swimmer but he did shape Brett's coaching philosophy. Don't sleep on this episode just because John isn't a swimmer. Swimming has always learned and evolved from running. And, his mental game is as strong as you'll find. 

They talk about how a swimmer and a runner became friends.

Never celebrate an Opening Ceremony:


How he trained as a 200/400 meter runner. Winning Silver on the 4x100 Relay at the 2004 Olympics in Athens.

The similarities between a 200 Freestyle and the 400m. 


Training 100% for 9 months, party for 2.

Becoming close friends with Usain Bolt. What he's best at. Another chicken nugget story. 

John's competitive mentality.
"If you're not setting a personal best at the Games, you messed up!"

Driving home with Usain after he ripped his hamstring in 2014.

The Last Dance.

And much, much more.

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