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Monday, February 22, 2021

Kick Set Podcast | Episode 32: Shaine Casas


Kick Set Podcast | Episode 32: Shaine Casas

U.S. National Team member and 2019 national champion in the 100-meter backstroke Shaine Casas breaks down his quick rise to becoming one of the country's top swimmers, as well as Black History Month, his outlook for the future of his career and more.

  • 00:00 - Intro
  • 04:37 - Shaine's background in sports
  • 09:33 - Experiences at National Junior Team camps and events
  • 16:10 - Experiences at Texas A&M
  • 18:56 - Role models and influencers
  • 20:43 - Versatility in his strokes
  • 22:03 - Black History Month and experiences as a Black swimmer
  • 25:37 - Adjusting to his swimming status
  • 27:54 - Growing up in southern Texas
  • 31:45 - Outro



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