Parents Kjell and Marni Jo Larson ... father works with Severtson Screens and played basketball and baseball in high school ... mother is in school to be a math teacher and ran track in high school
Sibling(s) Has six sisters ... One older, Kyli ... Five younger, Mikel, Phoebe, Sabra, Tabitha, Charlotte
Notable Relative(s) Related to David Larson (swam for BYU), Jennifer Jefferson (ran track at BYU) and Jeanette Fitzgerald (ran track for Mesa Community College)
Started Swimming Started swimming competitively at age 17... "I wanted to play a sport in college and I felt swimming was my best bet."
Sports Played Before Swimming In high school, lettered in softball, and track and field in addition to swimming
Pet(s) One golden retriever, Cooper ... "Whenever he gets in trouble he'll roll on his back and cry then army crawl to the walk-in closet, but he's the sweetest cuddler you'll ever meet, loyal and true, doesn't need a leash and stays by your side."
Hobbies Outside the Pool Cooking, baking ... "I would rather cook dinner than go out to eat."
Ultimate Way to Relax Pre-competition ritual is relaxed breathing
Training Stats Swims 11,000-15,000 meters/yards a day ... 4 hours a day ... 2 workouts a day, 6 days a week
More "I love setting high goals and obsessing over them until I achieve them. It's fun to see people's reactions when you tell when your goals, then your reaction when you actually get them."
Favorites Class taken: psychology ... Post-meet meal: pasta with lots of meat ... Workout: pace on Saturday ... Texas A&M tradition: Howdy