"My first Olympics, I was 17, just a kid bouncing off the walls. This time around [her fifth], I really appreciate just being here competing." -- Swimmer and mom Dara Torres, who, at the age of 41, went three for three in Beijing, winning silver in all her races and bringing her career Olympic medal count to 12.
Originally published in FITNESS magazine, November/December 2008.
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