Quotes By Nathan
Quotes by Nathan himself, grabbed from news articles and videos online
I definitely like to think the people that are around me
enjoy me for who I am and not for what I’ve done in the pool.
I believe it’s important to help others because it’s not necessarily whether or not the person deserves it, or if the circumstances are their fault. Sometimes life happens and you need help. I believe if people are in a spot to help, they should.
World Champion Swimmer Nathan Adrian Makes The Salvation Army His "Charity of Choice" This Christmas. The Salvation Army. November 15, 2012.
I really try to do my best to live my life with no regrets. Whether this is a gift or a curse, I am constantly thinking of how my actions in the present will affect my life in the future. I use this to make sure that I live a life which I can be proud of.
The ability to have a conversation is very important, a good sense of humor, understanding my sense of humor -- I think there is no better way to connect than through laughter, so I think that’s really important.
Finding Nemo swims its way back into theaters, Nathan Adrian lives by the motto “Just keep swimming”, She Knows, September 14, 2012
I'm a pretty happy guy, and I want everyone around me to be happy. It's kind of sad to see anybody's dream (crushed) like that. … But in order to have winners, you've got to have losers. I was happy to be on the winning side.
It’s not who’s put up the fastest time in the world that year, or who’s put up the fastest time in the previous four years, but who can get their hand on the wall first today.
There's a lot to be said, but until you actually get into the water and do it, it all doesn't mean anything.
When I am not swimming, I have a couple remote control helicopters that I play around with, or I fly kites. I want to go sky diving, but my friends keep wimping out on me.
To me, personally, over-thinking it is a burden and becomes a negative. I try not to read too many swimming websites or articles. What matters at the end of the day is my preparation versus everyone else's preparation.
Olympic experience and college degree in hand, Bremerton's Adrian a U.S. favorite. Kitsap Sun. June 23, 2012
I do not like superstitions. I think they can only really serve to hurt you. And I like washing my underwear.
Bok Choi is my nickname. Some kids on my high school swim team just found out that I was half Chinese. The most they knew of Chinese culture was the food, so they rolled with it.
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