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Jason Lezak Unpacks The 4×100 Free Relay and Dressel’s 100 Free

Lezak unpacks Team USA's gold medal performance last night, detailing Dressel's leadoff, the exchanges and Zach Apple's monster anchor swim. Current photo via Jack Spitser/Spitser Photography. In the SwimSwam Podcast dive deeper into the sport you love with insider conversations about swimming. Hosted by Coleman Hodges, Garrett McCaffrey, and Gold...
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Documentary, ‘The Greatest Race’, Examines Legendary Olympic 400 Freestyle Relay Anchored By Jason Lezak

Documentary, ‘The Greatest Race’, Examines Legendary Olympic 400 Freestyle Relay Anchored By Jason Lezak. In advance of this summer’s Olympic Games, Peacock, NBC’s streaming service, has produced a documentary on the epic 400-meter freestyle relay from the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. Titled, “The Greatest Race,” the documentary examines the improbable comeback by the United States, fueled by the legendary anchor leg of Jason Lezak, to defeat France.
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Four Time Olympic Gold Medalist Jason Lezak Talks Swimmers To Watch at U.S. Olympic Team Trials

Jason Lezak stretches prior to swimming in preliminary heat 16 of the Men's 100 m Freestyle during Day Four of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Swimming Team Trials. Jason Lezak is a 100-meter freestyle specialist who became the man of the hour at the Olympic Games Beijing 2008 when he anchored the men’s 4x100 freestyle relay to a come-from-behind win, swimming the fastest freestyle relay leg ever at the time and helping Michael Phelps win eight Olympic gold medals in one Games.
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The Greatest Swim Of All Time? Reactions to Jason Lezak Relay Anchor

The Greatest Swim Of All Time? Reactions to Jason Lezak Anchor. The anchor leg by Jason Lezak to help the United States win gold in the 400 freestyle relay at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing is an iconic moment in the sport. When Lezak entered the water, he trailed France’s Alain Bernard by a significant margin, and reeling in the Frenchman looked to be an impossible task. But Lezak kept churning and as the swimmers came down the last lap, Lezak continually cut into Bernard’s lead, and ultimately won the race by .08.
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