Ryan Lochte Interview – teensonsports.com

1.) What advice do you have for a aspiring swimmer?

Just to have fun because that’s what life is all about.


2.) Who were your heroes growing up?

I always looked up to Michael Jordan and my dad.


3.) What is your career highlight so far?

I would say in 2008 when I won my 1st individual gold medal in the Olympics.


4.) What are your goals for the upcoming Olympics?

Definitely all the events I made for the Olympic team. I want to get a gold in each of them.


5.) What is something about swimming that a casual fan may not know about?

That you have to put in a lot of hours in the pool and you have to train pretty much every day.


6.) What is the most unusual thing you witness well swimming?

Sometimes the suit you wear can rip.


7.) What is your strongest event?

Either the 200 Backstroke or the 200 individual medley.


8.) What was your favorite subject in school? why?

Math just because it came easy to me.