What actually does...?: Too heavy for swimming, soaring high on the horizontal bar instead - that's what "Turnfloh" Fabian Hambüchen is doing today

As a child, did you spend more time in the gym than in the classroom?</p>When I add up the hours, I was found more in the hall than in school.

What actually does...?: Too heavy for swimming, soaring high on the horizontal bar instead - that's what "Turnfloh" Fabian Hambüchen is doing today

As a child, did you spend more time in the gym than in the classroom?

When I add up the hours, I was found more in the hall than in school. During the holidays I almost only trained. During school time, my mother picked me up from school and after lunch, no later than 3 p.m., I set off for training.

Grade one in sports was achieved?

Not necessarily, gymnasts are terrible swimmers. Because of my muscles, I sank like a stone. In fifth grade, I agreed with the principal that I would no longer attend physical education classes and instead take another training session.

Why did you decide to take up gymnastics?

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