California Golden Blogs Hall Of Fame - Nathan Adrian

Nathan Adrian

Cal Mens Swimming vs. USC 100y Freestyle (via AquaVolo)

Let's check Wiki:

Nathan Adrian (born December 7, 1988) is an American swimmer and Olympic gold medalistwho currently holds the American record in the 50 and 100-yard freestyle (short course).[1]

At the 2008 Summer Olympics, Adrian swam in the heats of the 4×100 m freestyle relay and earned a gold medal when the United States won in the final. He has won a total of twelve medals in major international competition, ten gold, one silver, and one bronze spanning the Olympics, the World, and the Pan Pacific Championships.

paleodan adds: "And he helped out on Mythbusters. (A Bay Area show about nerds that like to blow stuff up with robots-and you can't get much more Cal then that.)"

Via his CalBears.com profile:

• 2010 NCAA champion in the 100 free

• Member of 2010 NCAA champion 200 free, 400 free and 400 medley relays

• 2010 Pac-10 champion in the 50 and 100 free

• Member of 2010 Pac-10 champion 400 free and 400 medley relays

• 2009 NCAA champion in the 50 (American record 18.71) and 100 free (American record 41.08)

• 2009 Pac-10 champion in the 50, 100 and 200 free

• Member of 2009 Pac-10 champion 200 and 400 medley relays

• Named 2009 Pac-10 Swimmer of the Year

• Named 2010 CoSida ESPN The Magazine All-Academic All-American and first-team Pac-10 All-Academic

• Cal school record-holder in 50 (18.71), 100 (41.08) and 200 free (1:32.98)

• On Cal school record-holding 200 medley (1:22.50, freestyle leg), 400 medley (3:01.69, freestyle leg), 200 free (1:15.13, lead-off leg), 400 free (2:47.61, lead-off leg) and 800 free (6:19.79, lead-off leg) relays (joins Graeme Moore as only people to be on all five school record relays)

• Pac-10 record-holder in 50, 100 and 200 free, 200 and 400 free and 200 and 400 medley relays

And of course you can check out his Olympic profile here. (Of course, since his election he's won 2 gold medals and a silver at the 2012 Olympics.)

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