Podcast: Fitness Guru, Ben Greenfield, Interviews Craig Dinkel
Craig Dinkel is the founder of BioTropicLabs.com. He is a former world class sprint freestyle and butterfly swimmer having achieved multiple Olympics Trial and NCAAs. He currently holds multiple national records and is a 23 time All American. He was the fastest inductee to his college’s Sports Hall of Fame. Here he is interviewed by fitness Guru, Ben Greenfield.
Craig competed against, and was side by side with, many of the world’s great’s swimmers including Rowdy Gains (Olympian), Bruce Stahl (World Record Holder and Teammate), Bruce Furniss (Olympian and Teammate) and others. He was coached by two of the greatest coaches of all time, legendary USC and 2 time Olympic coach Peter Daland, and former Michigan Wolverine Swimming Coach and also 2 time Olympic coach, John Urbanchek. Both coaches are International Hall of Fame inductees.
Here they discuss Craig’s athletic background and about, how he “fell” into competitive swimming, his company, the custom sports supplement formulations he used (and still uses) to gain competitive edges when competing and staying healthy, as well as discussing forth coming supplements aimed at athletes of all kinds, and other supplements designed to help fast paced executives.
They also discuss Craig’s plans for hiking the Continental Divide Trail (CDT), one of the three triple crowns of long haul hiking, the others being the Pacific Crest Trail and the best known of them all, the Appalachian Trail.
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