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Fitter Faster Brings Two Olympians to Terre Haute

The Terre Haute Torpedoes hosted the Fitter Faster event at North Vigo High School. Swimmers got a chance to train with two Olympians, going through land and water exercise -- and getting some advice on how to make to the to the highest level of competition. Organizers say it's great way to keep swimmers motivated and excited about the sport.
Some area athletes got a chance to learn from the pros on Saturday.

The Terre Haute Torpedoes hosted the Fitter Faster event at North Vigo High School.

Swimmers got a chance to train with two Olympians, going through land and water exercise -- and getting some advice on how to make to the to the highest level of competition.

Organizers say it's great way to keep swimmers motivated and excited about the sport.

"It's a fun time for them. It's something different, and I get to hear from me all the time but it's a good perspective to hear it from the people they see on TV or hear about on the web or on the news,"said John Newhouse, coach of the Terre Haute Torpedoes.

Fitter Faster hosts swimming clinics all across the country, with over 30 Olympic and world championship medal winners taking part.
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