You know him as a huge swimming success — but did you know that Olympic champion Rowdy Gaines failed over and over and over again? He has advice for learning from the defeats and taking chances until you succeed.
Motivated by the stories we do every week, GB CEO Marc Middleton got back in the pool for the first time in 35 years.Today, Marc is a member of Rowdy Gaines’ Blu Frog Masters Team, and the Froggers have something to croak about.
Growing Bolder CEO Marc Middleton took his suit and his video camera to the U.S. Masters National Swimming Championships in Atlanta. He returned with dozens of new friends, 4 medals and 1 story about an amazing competition.
Olympian, humanitarian and all-around good guy Rowdy Gaines is best known for his speed in the pool and his work as an NBC Olympics analyst. But what makes him happiest? Just take a look in this WebChat!
Everyone wanted to know when her book was coming out. “What book?” she always answered. Eventually she realized everyone wanted to know the real story behind her amazing Olympic comeback.
We dig masters swimming. Men and women of all ages compete with those of equal ability but against those in their own age group. Dive into this story and discover why it’s quickly becoming one of the world’s great intergenerational activities.
Dr. Lucky Meisenheimer is the P.T. Barnum of masters swimming. Completing Lucky’s Lake swim is now nearly as cool as crossing the English Channel. If Lucky wants you to swim, eventually you will. Just ask Olympic champion Rowdy Gaines.
After witnessing the greatest week in swimming history at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, 3-time Olympic gold medalist and NBC analyst Rowdy Gaines dishes all the behind-the-scenes dirt to Growing Bolder.