The Physical Performance Show: Jade Neilsen ‘Olympic Swimming Medallist’

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Episode 7: Jade Neilsen ‘Olympic Swimming Medallist’

Brad Beer recently sat down with Jade Neilsen ‘Olympic Swimming Medallist’ for Episode 7 of The Physical Performance Show podcast.

Brad has a fire-side chat with Jade, discussing the highs, lows, and everything in between on Jade’s journey to become an Olympic Swimming Medallist.

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In this episode Jade shares openly around:

  • From learn to swim classes at Miami’s Pizzey Park & Surfers Paradise Surf Life Saving Club
  • 17yrs making the decision to pursue the international opportunity that swimming presented
  • How Jade avoided burn out in junior years and how lesser expectations helped avoid burnout in the junior years/scene
  • What basketball superstar Kobe Bryant thought of the Australian swim team’s training ethic
  • Why Jade had goose bumps walking into the Olympic village at the London 2012 Olympic Games
  • The Olympic Games athlete village food hall and what McDonalds was doing in there!
  • The experience of swimming in front of 18,000 people at 21yrs of age
  • How Jade navigated the 6hrs day of swimming when preparing for the Olympic Games
  • How Jade has transitioned from professional athlete to working ‘non-athlete’ and the associated challenges of this change
  • How Jade will feel watching the 2016 Rio Olympic Games

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