Watch: Swimmer Kylie Masse shows us how to break a world record

Canada's Kylie Masse celebrates after winning the gold medal after setting a world record in the women's 100-meter backstroke final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. (Michael Sohn/AP)

At the world aquatics championships in Budapest, Hungary, in July, Ontario-born swimmer Kylie Masse jumped into a pool and broke the women’s world record for the 100-metre backstroke.

Obviously, such a record isn’t easily accomplished.

In an exclusive video, Masse demonstrates the finer points of the backstroke and talks with Sportsnet’s Donnovan Bennett about how her record-breaking feat was accomplished.

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