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Fernando Possenti, Brazil's Olympic gold medal winning Open Water coach
|Duration||52 Minutes 33 Seconds|
|Author||Inside with Brett Hawke|
|Description||Fernando Possenti is one of the world's most accomplished open water swimming coaches. Over the last decade he has spent countless hours alongside Ana Marcela Cunha, the world's best female open water swimmer. After 5 world championship titles, Ana Marcela Cunha captured the Olympic gold medal in the Women's 10K at the age of 29. Fernando, a Brazilian 200 IM national champion himself, has been awarded FINA's Coaching Achievement Award five times. He speaks 4 languages and is able to understand Italian pretty well, too. Ana Marcela and Fernando will defend their title in Paris. Enjoy! Timeline: 00:00 Swimming Sponsors; 03:30 Hello Fernando; 05:00 Ana Marcela Cunha's dominance; 07:30 Multi-lingual; 09:00 Coaching Ana Marcela; 10:50 Coaching open water; 11:45 Open water always changing; 15:00 Open water experience; 16:30 Sharon van Rouwendaal; 16:45 25K vs 10K; 18:20 How long is a 10K?; 18:55 Wetsuits?; 19:35 Temp in Tokyo; 20:00 2 AM wake up time; 20:35 Feeding = Pit Stop; 22:30 Training for Feeding; 23:30 95% in Pool; 24:45 Ferociousness of Ana Marcela; 27:45 Won the race the day before; 31:00 4th Lap; 34:20 Where are you?; 36:30 1st Female Brazilian Olympic Gold Medalist; 38:55 Personal Cost; 40:50 Training for marathon swimming; 43:30 Altitude training; 45:00 How long can Ana Marcela go?; 47:00 Family relationship|