Olympics postponed, how do you train in lockdown?


How do you stay competitive in a lockdown when your office is the swimming pool?

Twenty-year-old swimmer Lewis Clareburt was to be New Zealand’s great hope in Tokyo.

He has already shown what he’s capable of – nabbing medals at both the world champs and Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

Now with the Olympic Games on hold, what does training look like when you can’t do laps and tumble turns? Lewis Clareburt talks to Lisa Owen.

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