Katie Ledecky is at all times able to hit the pool. After profitable two gold medals and two silver medals on the Tokyo Olympics, the athlete has all the things she wants in her swim bag to leap proper again into coaching — or just refuel after her grueling meets.
“This is likely one of the swim luggage that I take advantage of —I’ve [had it] for a few 12 months now,” Ledecky, 24, exclusively told Us Weekly of her TYR backpack. “And I like it as a result of it’s gold and glossy and who doesn’t love gold and glossy issues?”
The Washington D.C. native, who has 10 Olympic medals whole from three totally different video games, isn’t removed from her patriotic goggles or a post-swim snack.
Try the Stanford College alum’s full checklist of swim bag necessities within the unique Us Weekly video above.
The seven-time gold medalist by no means leaves residence with out her TYR swim cap and googles. “After all, [I have] pink, white, and blue goggles,” she stated. “These are the goggles that I prepare in and I race in. So, should you noticed me race in Tokyo, you noticed me in these goggles.”
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“I’ve acquired my Panasonic headphones. Actually nice headphones,” the swimmer defined. “I journey with these. I’m an enormous fan of traditional rock. I like Bruce Springsteen and I like Queen, U2 and Bon Jovi.”
“I’ve a [Fairlife] chocolate milk as a result of I drink chocolate milk after my swim practices for restoration. It’s acquired good protein and carbs,” the Olympian famous.
“I’ve acquired my pockets, which has my Wells Fargo Energetic Money Visa Card in it,” she added, declaring her plaid cash holder. “I’ve had this pockets for method too lengthy as a result of the zipper is damaged, however I nonetheless use it.”
“Then, I’ve acquired some Icebreakers gum [to] preserve my breath contemporary. No, I don’t chew gum after I swim. Some individuals do and I don’t understand how they do it,” Ledecky instructed Us. “Some individuals prepare whereas chewing gum or in warmup. And I don’t understand how individuals do this, however I simply chew gum on the best way to observe normally within the automobile.”
The swim champion admitted that she’s been touring loads so there’s been much more “unpacking” of her bag as of late. The one factor she hasn’t stopped carrying round since returning to the U.S. this month — her Tokyo medals.
“This wasn’t in my bag, but it surely may very well be in my bag. I’ve acquired my medals with me,” she stated with amusing. “So, I’ll present them to you. As a result of everybody likes to see the medals!”
What else is in Ledecky’s swim bag? She has her TYR towel to dry off after observe, after all, together with a face overlaying to remain protected amid the coronavirus pandemic. For extra, watch the unique video above.
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