By Dara Torres, Elizabeth Weil
From mythical Olympic gold medalist Dara Torres comes a motivational, inspirational memoir approximately staying healthy, getting older gracefully, and pursuing your dreams.
Dara Torres captured the hearts and minds of usa citizens of every age whilst she introduced her Olympic comeback as a brand new mom on the age of forty-one—years after she had retired from aggressive swimming and 8 years because her final Olympics. while she took 3 silver medals in Beijing—including a heartbreaking .01-second end at the back of the gold medalist within the women’s 50-meter freestyle—America enjoyed her the entire extra for her remarkable fulfillment and her good-natured popularity of the results.
Now, in Age is simply a Number, Dara finds how the dream of an Olympic comeback first got here to her—when she was once months into her first, hard-won being pregnant. With humor and candor, Dara recounts how she lower back to severe training—while nursing her little one daughter and contending together with her liked father’s lengthy conflict with melanoma.
Dara talks frankly approximately diving again in for this comeback; approximately being an older athlete in a more youthful athletes’ video game; approximately festival, doubt, and trust; approximately operating via ache and uncertainty; and finally—about seizing the instant and, most vital, by no means giving up. a very self-made legend, her tale will resonate with girls of all ages—and with a person bold to entertain a possible most unlikely dream.
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