Jan. 12, 2021

12 - Entering the Pain Cave with Olympian Hans Struzyna

12 - Entering the Pain Cave with Olympian Hans Struzyna

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'.

Notable Links:

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

Hans's Information:

Website: https://hansstruzyna.com/

Podcast: https://hansstruzyna.com/podcast/

 

Jase’s Information:

Instagram: www.instagram.com/jaecheese

Website: www.scienceofsportsrecovery.com

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4cHv4ysGa6u3h22NjUkFEw 

Email: jase@scienceofsportsrecovery.com

 

Transcript
 

Hans Struzyna

2016 Olympian Rower

With 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.