Tomorrow's the big day at the White House. Didn't hear about that? Catch up here.
Today's USA Swimming Twenty Question Tuesday features Garrett.
16. Things have changed with the suit deals basically gone – how good
was your timing to be a pro swimmer?
Garrett: It is over, that is
true, for a lot of people. I was very fortunate to be on the stipend in 2005,
and I was very fortunate to sign with Speedo in 2008 before the Olympics, and
right after I got superhot at Olympic Trials, that the contract I had took me
through 2012. Now with going to Israeli, I am again fortunate. Certainly, I did
not become rich from all of this, but I have been able to build a really good
life outside of swimming – with swimming’s help. This sport has helped me build
See the other nineteen Q's and A's here.
(pic via Shannon Sheppard)
p.s. Garrett puts on great clinics! He's visited us in Mansfield and El Campo. Would be a great way to kick off your summer season, right? Get hold of him through his Athletic Foodie site!