If you didn’t know who Ryan Hoffer was before the start of the weekend, you do now. A Junior from Scottsdale, Arizona, Hoffer has been setting NAG’s for quite some time but this remarkable meet just shot him into a whole new stratosphere.
Here were the highlights:
50 Back (Relay Leadoff)
45.46 (out in 21.01)
45.58 (out in 22.07)
19.73/21.50 = 41.23
Hoffer’s 100 Free is faster than every American in history except for the one and only Nathan Adrian. Though he’s only 17 years old, Hoffer is well developed. He’s sort of like a man-boy. You can just tell if he shook your hand he could easily crush it. I bet he’s never lost an arm wrestling match. Check out this picture back from August 2013…
The Hoff may remind you of Ian Crocker. Below is Crocker’s 41.68 from 2007 American Short Course Championships.