Swimming with Mel Stewart

Aug 30, 2018, 11:00 AM

What are your passions? Welcome to a new podcast in which writer and author, Joe Posnanski, speaks with select guests about their biggest passions. 

In this episode, Joe goes full circle as he's joined by the first athlete he ever covered in Olympic Gold Medalist, Mel Stewart. Mel opens up about his amazing journey to a world record and Olympic gold in the 200-meter butterfly. Hear the one thing that ran through his mind just after realizing his ultimate goal and find out why an Iowa hardware store played an integral role in his decision to start the next chapter.

New episodes will air each Thursday. For more information on Passions in America, visit our website at passionsinamerica.com.