Taylor McKeown is an Olympic, World and Commonwealth Games Medallist who lays claim to be Australia’s premiere female breaststroker. Having medalled in the 200m breaststroke at the Australian open champions consecutively since 2011. Taylor is also highly competitive in the 100m breaststroke and 200m individual medley. Taylor picked up a silver medal in 2016 Rio Olympic Games in the 4x100m Medley swimming the breaststroke leg alongside her Australian team mates including Emily Seebohm, Emma McKeon and Cate Campbell. In addition Taylor has picked up a Bronze Medal in the 2015 world swimming championships once again as a member of the 4x100m Medley Relay Team and Taylor pick up the Gold in the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games in the 200m Breaststroke event.
During this episode Taylor shares her swimming highs, lows and learnings to date. There’s some great takeaways in this episode and Taylor shares around what it means to be dig deep in recent times with her swimming as she heads towards Tokyo 2020 for her Father who in late 2018 was diagnosed with Brain cancer.
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