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September 13th, 2008, 08:49 PM
here's a brutal sprint set auburn did

what do you think

September 13th, 2008, 09:06 PM
Ah, the gatorade drill.......we had some kids try this with hot dogs...fun clean up!

Jeff Commings
September 14th, 2008, 11:10 AM
You should know this was never done before at Auburn. It was conjured up for the floswimming cameras. I interviewed Brett Hawke about it and he said they won't do it again.

September 14th, 2008, 11:26 AM
Observation: as the set goes on, their teamates seem to be fewer and fewer elsewhere in the pool.

Question: Will they lose their Gatorade endorsement? Or perhaps cause a warning lable on the bottles?


September 14th, 2008, 03:11 PM
This was a gag (take that any way you want to) set they just decided to do for the cameras.

September 14th, 2008, 11:50 PM
Just wrong...yet funny to watch.

I'm not sure how much conventional benefit they derived from something like this, but I'm a strong believer of mental toughness training and comraderie building (and the occasional arbitrary torture of elite athletes for fun). Looks like a good way to break up the mind-numbing monotony that can settle into a program like that.