This week, Balazs takes the reigns and welcomes the fastest Canadian swimmer of all time, Olympic medalist Brent Hayden, to the smooth booth.

In a wide-ranging chat, Brent and Balazs explore the mental pressures endured by professional athletes. They track the human side of the sport, and they delve deeply into a couple of unexpectedly personal issues that place our watch collecting hobby in sharper context.

This is the longest WASP episode ever, and it really makes use of every second. This is why we created this podcast — to mold a perfect fusion of our love of sports and watches. Brent Hayden is not only a pro athlete. He’s an inspiration to those around him. He is also a genuine watch nut, having been bitten by the Omega bug when he won his first watch in the early 2000s.

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