Dec 24, 2020
Ryan Murphy a.k.a “The King of Backstroke,” is a multi-time Olympic Gold Medalist and World Record Holder. At the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, Ryan came home with 3 Gold Medals (100/200 Backstroke, 400 Medley Relay) and broke Aaron Peirsol’s world record in the 100 Backstroke leading off the medley relay in a time of 51.85. Collegiately, Ryan swam four years at Cal Berkeley and was a dominant force at the NCAA Championships becoming one of four swimmers ever to win the 100 and 200 of a stroke four years in a row. Ryan dominated the backstroke events setting multiple NCAA records on his way to becoming one of the most decorated swimmers in NCAA history. Please enjoy our interview with Ryan as he discusses how he has let his passion for the sport of swimming (FAST!) push him to become one of the best to ever do it!