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Thank you for stopping by.  My name is Sergio Lopez Miro and I have been involved in the swimming world as a swimmer or as a coach for almost 40 years.  Swimming has given me a path in life and my goal is to share some of my thoughts and experiences here with you.  Let me know what you think and enjoy!

 

 

Friday
Jul062012

Matt Grevers - "The Gentle Giant"

Matt Grevers, what a great guy!

52.08 the second fastest time in the history of the 100 Backstroke and an opportunity to represent the USA at the 2012 Olympic Games that will take place at the end of July beginning of August in London, England.  I am so happy for Matt ;-)>

I had the privilege to recruit and coach Matt when I was at Northwestern University and it was an amazing coaching and learning experience.  What I would like to point out about Matt is the great person that he is and the big heart that he has. 

I know that we are in the sport to win and t0 be the best, but at the end of the day the most important thing that we have are the experiences we gain (good and not so good), and the relationships we create.  I remember playing hide and seek at my house in Evanston with my kids (Harley and Cobi) and a couple of my swimmers (Matt one of them), and finding my son Cobi at that time probably 3 years old hiding in the closet with Matt.  I wish I had a camera because it was a great image to see a 6’8” Gentle Giant sitting next to a tiny little boy trying not to make noise.  Both of my kids are Matt’s #1 Fans because of the great experiences and the way he treated them during that year back in Evanston and I thank him for it.

Well like my kids I am a huge Fan of Matt Grevers, most important not for how fast he is but how good he is as a person and the big heart that the “Gentle Giant” carries with him day in and day out.

Matt - Best of Luck in London from the Lopez Miro Family.

Here you a video of Matt Grevers at Trials talking about his experience.  Thanks for the camera time ;-)

 

 

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Great video :)! thanks for sharing

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