David Popovici smells blood in the water
How do you stay so long? Is 21 a goal for you? Are you a flyer now?
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Yesterday we went LIVE with none other than David Popovici, the Romanian superstar who has taken the swimming world by storm.
During the 49-minute interview with David, we covered a wide range of fascinating topics, including his efforts to bring more exposure to swimming. He reports that swimming pools in Romania are overflowing with children.
David gave us an exclusive look into his plans until World Championships, including his upcoming races in Rome at the Sette Colli meet. He also confirmed his participation in the next Adam Peaty meet.
Brett & David also discuss…
Is 21 a goal for you in the 50 Free?
How do you stay so long in your freestyle stroke?
Are you finally comfortable with the 100 Free?
Are you adding butterfly your event schedule?
Any plans to grow your hair back out?
Swimming the 200 Free to get that taste of blood…that tension…
One particularly insightful part of our conversation was when he emphasized that he is far more serious during an interview than in real life. And that even though people in the spotlight may seem serious or tough, they are just as normal as anyone else and have their share of vulnerabilities, fears, and problems.