David Heron

Mission Viejo, Calif.
BIRTHDATE    March 26, 1995
HEIGHT    6' 0" (182.9 cm)
BIRTHDATE March 26, 1995
HEIGHT 6' 0" (182.9 cm)
CLUB NAME
Mission Viejo Nadadores (MVN-CA)
COACH NAME
Mark Schubert

FOLLOW
FUN FACTS
  • High School Mission Viejo High School '13

  • College Tennessee '17

  • Parents Chris and Helga Heron...both are geologists.

  • Started Swimming 7 years old..."My mom wanted me to learn how to swim stroke."

  • Hobbies Outside the Pool mountain biking, body boarding

  • Ultimate Way to Relax Off roading, hiking, and going to the beach

  • Training Stats Swims 16,000m per day, 5 hours a day, 7 days a week

  • More "I swim faster when I don't taper. All I need is a little rest."

  • Favorites Fan of: triathlon, downhill biking

Career Highlights
  • 1x Pan American Games medalist (1s)
  • Represented Team USA at the 2017 and 2019 Open Water World Championships
  • 3x U.S. open water national champion
  • 7x U.S. National Team member
OW Worlds History
  • 2019: 14th, 25k; 25th, 10k
  • 2017: 10th, 10K
Pan Pacs History
  • 2018: 6th, 10K; 10th, 1500m FR
Pan Ams History
  • 2015: Silver, 10K
Olympic Trials History
  • 2016: 28th, 1500m FR; 77th 400m FR
  • 2012: 22nd, 1500m FR
U.S. Nationals History
  • 2018: 17th, 1500m FR
  • 2017: 20th, 1500m FR
  • 2014: 12th, 800m FR; 14th, 1500m FR
  • 2013: 11th, 1500m FR; 15th, 800m FR
  • 2011: 17th, 1500m FR
OW U.S. Nationals History
  • 2019: 4th, 10k; 7th, 5k
  • 2018: 1st, 5K; 2nd, 10K
  • 2017: 1st, 5K; 11th, 10K
  • 2016: 6th, 5K; 12th, 10K
  • 2015: 2nd, 5K; 4th, 10K
  • 2014: 5th, 5K; 5th, 10K
  • 2013: 7th, 5K; 10th, 10K
  • 2012: 1st, 5K; 3rd, 10K
  • 2011: 5th, 5k
NCAA History
  • 2017: 29th, 1650y FR; 45th, 500y FR
  • 2016: 29th, 1650y FR; 52nd, 500y FR
  • 2015: 14th, 1650y FR; 50th, 500y FR
Intl. Results
  • 2012 Junior Pan Pacs: Gold, 10K; 6th, 800m FR; 10th, 1500m FR; 18th, 400m FR
World Jrs History
  • 2013: 6th, 1500m FR; 11th, 800m FR

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