Brett Hawke

#036 Simon Upton

#036 Simon Upton

On today's episode, Brett speaks with swimmer/photographer/surfer, Simon Upton.   How'd you become a photographer of super models? Receiving a scholarship form the Australian Institute of Sport at age 16 for swimming. Training with David Orbell. Bill Sweetenham, the masochist of swim coaches. 17 year old son Tyson is headed to the University of Florida. Roomed with Duncan Armstrong, the man who slayed Matt Biondi and Michael Gross in the 200 Free in 1988. Laurie Lawrence: madness, obsession, passion. AIS Death Camp: 10,000 Fly for time anyone? 1992 Olympic Trials, a shoo in for the Olympic Team, got sick and swam 5 seconds slower than his best time. Failed to make the team. Resented swimming for many, many years after that meet. AIS never called. Moved to Amsterdam and dove head first in taking pictures.  And much, much more!  Connect:  Find | Brett Hawke On Instagram @hawkebr On Twitter @insidewithbh On Facebook @insidewithbh  Find | Simon Upton Debbie Walters Production  SimonUpton.net On Instagram: @SimonUptonPics Subscribe & Listen: Apple Podcasts Google Spotify YouTube Special Thanks: Fitter & Faster Swim Camps Swimnerd Pace Clocks --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/brett-hawke/message

Duration: 1 hr 23 min

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