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Mark Foster and Ben Proud start the new past and present video series

If you want to hear from some amazing sportsmen and women from across all aquatic disciplines, make sure you keep an eye on the new Swim England video series.

‘Past and present’ will feature current and former athletes as they discuss training, career turning points and more.

Mark Foster and Ben Proud

In the first video, six-time world champion Mark Foster chats to Commonwealth champion Ben Proud.

Both are freestyle and butterfly specialists and have featured at Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, World Championships and European Championships.

Foster retired in 2008 after a 23-year-long career while Proud has recently had a pool installed at his home to enable him to continue training during the coronavirus lockdown.

Click on the video below to hear the pair talk through some of their experiences.

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Adrian Moorhouse and Adam Peaty

Andy Jameson and James Guy

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