MESA, Ariz. Five days after their wedding, Matt Grevers whisked away his bride to a cozy, little place on the water.
The locals refer to it as the Skyline Aquatics Center. Thats where the two-time gold medalist at the London Olympics is competing this weekend in the Mesa edition of USA Swimmings Grand Prix Series.
Its kinda part of the honeymoon, Grevers, who struck Olympic gold in the 100meter backstroke and 400 medley relay last summer, said Thursday morning. Its a very open, public part of it but I wanted to come to this meet, a lot of friends are in this meet, its so close to home and every meet I go to in Phoenix is such a warm, welcoming meet.
What wife would let you go to a swim meet the week after you get married?
That would be Annie Chandler, whose own elite-level swimming career ended with a fifth-place finish in the 100-meter breaststroke at last years U.S. Olympic Trials.
Ah, the life of a professional swimmer, said Chandler, who married Grevers last Saturday in h...