Amanda Beard and Dara Torres are two American swimmers that have already broken some pretty impressive records. Not only have the beaten records in their events, but they have also set other age related records. Amanda Beard is the youngest American woman to win a gold in swimming and Dara Torres is the oldest American women to compete in the Olympics Цand win a pair of silver medals to boot! In honor of these two great women I have Bartschablonen compiled of their most memorable quotes. Amanda Beard Amanda is a Time Olympic Medalist, a model with numerous magazine covers, and a national spokesperson for various companies.
Amanda Beard became the secondyoungest gold medalist in USA Swimming history only Pokey Watson was younger than Amanda in winning the m free relay gold at years and days old by winning her first Olympic gold, swimming on the medley relay. She is also a fivetime U.S. national champion and has set an American record in the m breaststroke during a World Cup in . Amanda Beard participated in her th Olympic Games in Beijing in .
“When I look back on it, it’s fuzzy like a dream. I can’t really remember everything; it’s just like a childhood memory to me. I didn’t know too much about what was going on, I just kind of swam. Sure, there was publicity going on about me being so young, and it’s really weird to be and have all that stuff happening to you, but then again, you’re so young and childish you sort of blow it off.” on her Olympic experience “I hope that looking back at my career and as other people look back at my career I hope that I ve opened a lot of doors and opportunities for other people.
I know a lot of people get on my case a lot because I ve done a lot of things outside of the pool I m trying to open doors I m trying to create more interest in swimming and bring more sponsors into the sport so swimmers that are coming up behind me can have a career in it.” Dara Torres Dara Torres is the first American swimmer to compete at five Olympic Games and has racked up a total of eleven Olympic medals gold, silver, and bronze.