The Training Methods and Mindset Shift That Helped Duncan Armstrong Win Gold in the 200m Freestyle at the 1988 Seoul Summer Olympics

Duncan Armstrong

At the 1988 Seoul Olympics, Duncan Armstrong shocked the world and brought home a Gold Medal in the 200m Freestyle, along with breaking the current World Record at the time. In this episode Duncan shares the training methods and mindset shift that went into shaving 5 seconds of his PB to ultimately bring home the Gold for Australia. Duncan also shares how times of adversity and shifting his perception of his identity have changed him for the better. Since retiring from professional swimming he’s found faith, taken care of his health after suffering from a heart attack and needing a triple bypass, built a career in the media, recently started a new consulting business called ‘Peak Impact’ + much more.

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Intro by Will Sparks.

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