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Take a quick trip to the grocery store with Garrett.
Welcome to the official site of U.S. Olympian Garrett Weber-Gale. Get to know Garrett as an athlete, and a healthy food enthusiast, who co-founded AthleticFoodie™, a company dedicated to helping people eat well and live healthy lifestyles.
On August 11, 2008, (Beijing time) Garrett realized a life-long dream by winning his first of two Olympic gold medals as part of the U.S. 4 X 100 relay team. That race is now widely considered to be the best relay of all time. His second Gold came in the last event of the games in the 4 X 100 medley relay. At the US Olympic Trials in 2008, Garrett was the first American to break 48 seconds in the 100 meter freestyle (47.78), and Garrett also broke the American record in the 50 freestyle with a time of 21.47. It was also the first time in almost 20 years that both events were won by the same swimmer.
As a Texas Longhorn alum, Garrett continues to train at the University of Texas-Austin. He says he can't imagine a better place for swimmers than with Coach Eddie Reese and Assistant Coach Kris Kubik. Name another program, that has ever put eight men on Olympic Team USA, at one time. Hook 'em Horns!
Garrett battles high blood pressure and is very careful with what he eats, which is one reason he co-founded AthleticFoodie™: "I had to start cooking to watch my salt intake, and get the nutrition and taste I wanted," he said. "It's become a real passion. Now, I want to share the sports, nutrition and healthy lifestyle information that made me successful, while also developing products to help others enjoy great food, that¿s good for them."
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See Garrett’s interview at the Sullivan Awards in New York.
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