With a rowing career leading him to a 4th place finish at the 2016 Rio Olympics Hans Struzyna has a unique perspective on sports recovery. He started rowing at an early age, but his career really exploding during his collegiate career where he helped the Washington Huskies to 2 varsity-8 National Titles.
We chat about his recovery routine, his experience at the Olympics, and his mentality when entering the 'pain cave'.
Snowflake Regatta: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YHMtf7lxRdo
Episode 2 of Science of Sports Recovery with Austin O'Brien: https://www.scienceofsportsrecovery.com/02-olympic-trials-marathoners-recovery-routine-austin-obrien/
Episode 1 of Science of Sports Recovery with Tom Clifford on Tart Cherry Juice: https://www.scienceofsportsrecovery.com/01-tart-cherries-beetroot-juice-for-recovery-fact-or-fiction-dr-tom-clifford/
Video of Hans's Qualifying Race: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NcxSonMwTjQ
Vidoe of Han's Olympic Final: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZIetslktFQk