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 while 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 in view that her final Olympics. whilst she took 3 silver medals in Beijing—including a heartbreaking .01-second end in the back of the gold medalist within the women’s 50-meter freestyle—America enjoyed her the entire extra for her unbelievable success and her good-natured attractiveness of the results.
Now, in Age is simply a Number, Dara unearths how the dream of an Olympic comeback first got here to her—when she used to be months into her first, hard-won being pregnant. With humor and candor, Dara recounts how she again to severe training—while nursing her boy or girl 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 pageant, doubt, and trust; approximately operating via soreness 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 probably very unlikely dream.
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