Getting to know Olympic Hopeful, Nick Thoman

Charlotte, NC (WBTV) -

SwimMAC Carolina is never short of talent here in Charlotte. Many of the swimmers are getting ready for the Olympic trials, June 25th-July 2nd in Omaha, Neb.

One of them, is Nick Thoman. The Cincinnati native is part of the 4 by 100 meter relay team that set a world record in 2009 at the Duel in the Pool. Thoman also set a world record in his leg of that event, the short course 100-meter backstroke.

Click the video to hear more about Thoman; How he prepares for a meet, finds balance amidst intense training, competition in backstroke events .. among other things.