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Rowdy Gaines is a 3-time Olympic gold medalist, International Swimming Hall of Fame member, ESPN and NBC Sports swimming analyst, 10-time World Record Holder, 8-time NCAA Champion, 1980 & 1984 World Swimmer of the Year, the amazing list goes on and on. His proudest moment is when he raced me in a hotel pool for charity (kidding) It was an honor to chat with Rowdy and pick his brain of what it truly takes to be a champion.
*What does it take to be an Olympic champion?
*How and why Rowdy started swimming?
* How not being good at every sport turned him into a great swimmer.
*Why he gave away every gold medal and to who.
*What does going to 8 different Olympics feel like?
*What does winning a gold medal feel like?
*How Michael Phelps changed the game forever and how he almost committed suicide.
*What is the feeling after winning a gold medal, how to deal with the success?
*Why teaching your kids to swim early is so important morally and how it could literally save their life.
*Being a father of 4 girls, some advice for raising a young lady the right way.