Cal Swimming Video: What Makes Abbey Weitzeil So Fast in the Water

Cal coach Teri McKeever discusses why her star junior is such an explosive freestyle sprinter

Cal women's swim coach Teri McKeever has helped produce countless elite performers. She has another one in junior freestyle specialist Abbey Weitzeil.

McKeever, a former U.S. Olympic women's team head coach, discusses in the video above what Weitzeil does to turn power into speed in the pool.

A 2016 Olympian with aspirations to return to the Games in Tokyo a year from now, Weitzeil is an 18-time All-American for the Bears who set an American record in the 50-yard freestyle at the NCAA championships two weeks ago.

(Click here for a video of Weitzeil discussing her plans heading into the 2020 Olympics.)