January 13, 2012
NATHAN ADRIAN: BREAKING DOWN AND BUILDING UP
Even though he doesn’t suffer through the expectations, Nathan Adrian acknowledges they exist.
When Gary Hall Jr. baptized him as the future of U.S. sprinting at the 2008 Olympic Trials – where the Seattle native made the first of what should be several Olympic teams – Adrian was branded…but in a good way.
Ever since, he’s tried to live up to his mentor’s prognostication and admits it hasn’t always been easy – and he still has work to do to reach his own personal goals.... Read more from USA Swimming website