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Old 04-03-2012
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Default Intensive training of youngsters

I would be interested to see if this young man with such prodigious talent will still be swimming in seven or so years. In the running world (not the same, I know) many young athletes of this age just get fed up or injured with nothing but intensive training and racing. Maybe Michael can go on to win Olympic and world championship medals but for most people life itself is a marathon not a sprint. If he were my lad I would like to think he would still be loving his swimming in 50 years time. At this rate he probably won't?

Martin T.
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