Mark Spitz – In my day, at 12…

In my day, at 12 years old, which was 38 years ago, we worked out…


“In my day, at 12 years old, which was 38 years ago, we worked out in summer months for two and a half hours. Today someone in that age group might work out for four hours, two hours in the morning and two at night.”
-Mark Spitz

Mark Spitz – One of the most difficult…

One of the most difficult things for people who have been successful in sports is…


“One of the most difficult things for people who have been successful in sports is adapting to the daily world where you can’t get an answer from someone until 5 o’clock tomorrow. There is always an excuse. Living 40 or 50 years like that doesn’t get too exciting after a while.”
-Mark Spitz