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Limitless at Any Age

Victoria Oldridge | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Victoria Oldridge

Many of us have, or will, arrive at a juncture in life where we'll stop, think twice and poke a hole in a goal or dream based on our age. We'll say the five dreaded words: "I'm too old for that."

The Sports Gene And Why Parents Need To Relax A Little

Tom Farrey | Posted 11.03.2013 | Impact
Tom Farrey

Publicly, athletes often attribute their success to effort above all else. It's what sells on Madison Ave. No one wants to hear the playing field is not level - it muddies the message, certainly the one parents like me constantly try to convince our children of, that life is what you make of it. But in the rarified arenas of sport, of competition through physical expression, I know this isn't true.

Dara Torres: 'When I Exercise I Have A Much Easier Time Falling Asleep'

Posted 04.10.2013 | Healthy Living

What could possibly be stressful about competing as an Olympic athlete, delivering motivational speeches around the country, acting as a skincare spok...

Clemens Isn't 1st Older Athlete To Compete

AP | KRISTIE RIEKEN | Posted 08.21.2012 | Sports

HOUSTON — When 50-year-old Roger Clemens pitches for the Sugar Land Skeeters on Saturday night, he'll join a line of athletes who competed when they...

How I Overcame the Fear of Failure

Jeanette Cajide | Posted 10.06.2012 | Small Business
Jeanette Cajide

Always in the back of my mind were the personal and financial sacrifices my parents were making on my behalf so I knew I would have to make a decision soon enough. I ended up making an imperfect decision based on fear. I was afraid to fall.

The Key To Beating Phelps? Silence

AP | GERALD IMRAY | Posted 07.26.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- The first U.S. swimmer to compete at five Olympics has some advice for Ryan Lochte and anyone else who wants to beat Michael Phelps: Keep qu...

HuffPost Workouts: Dara Torres' Training Playlist

Dara Torres | Posted 09.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Dara Torres

Music gets me motivated -- I always listen every time I train because it makes me work out harder.

America's Greatest Olympian Won't be in London

Diana Nyad | Posted 09.22.2012 | Sports
Diana Nyad

At the crazy-old age of 45...for a sprinter....Dara proved to be 4th best in all the United States in her attempt for yet another coveted Summer Games miracle.

After Dara Torres, 12 Olympians In Their 30s and 40s

Posted 07.03.2012 | Healthy Living

Dara Torres, 45, is the oldest swimmer to compete at trials this year -- while she didn't make the team, her displays of athleticism at such an elite ...

45-Year-Old Swimmer Misses Out On 6th Trip To Olympics

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 09.01.2012 | Sports

OMAHA, Neb. — Dara Torres lingered in the water after the other swimmers had climbed out of the pool. Her long career was finally over....

A Happy (Sort of) Bully Tale

Karen Bergreen | Posted 06.11.2012 | Parents
Karen Bergreen

I wasn't cool and she could tell. The fact that I shared her name enraged her. Evidently, it diminished her. She kicked the pine needles in my face and told me she wouldn't call me Karen.

44 Year Old Dara Torres Could Become The Oldest Olympic Swimmer

Rehema Trimiew | Posted 12.21.2011 | Sports

When you've got it, you've got it at any age. Dara Torres, 44, has won 12 Olympic Medals and is not stopping there. She hopes to compete in one fi...

Dara Torres on the Case of Shirley Babashoff: "It Sucks"

Dave Hollander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Hollander

To me, Dara Torres represents everything that sports should be. She does have a new book out on fitness... but really I just used that an excuse for me to talk to her again.

Three Tips for Growing Younger with Age

Carole Carson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carole Carson

If you are willing to exercise regularly and eat on the slim side, even though the clock is ticking away, you can perform well both physically and mentally into your 90s.

The Secret Behind Dara Torres' Abs

Dr. Jon LaPook | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jon LaPook

Dara Torres, a 42-year-old who has been in five Olympics, won every kind of medal a swimmer can win, and has a three-year-old, has serious abs -- world class.

Justin Timberlake, Dara Torres Outshine Models At Fashion Shows

AP | SAMANTHA CRITCHELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

NEW YORK — The stars descended on New York Fashion Week on Sunday, with Olympian Dara Torres hitting the catwalk, Justin Timberlake putting on a...

Live From the Water Cube: 8 Golds!!! Phelps and USA Team Make History Here in Beijing; Torres Wins Silver - Missed Gold by One-hundredth of a Second!

Jack Hidary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jack Hidary

Prospects did not look good for a gold two laps into the medley. Backstroke was first -- the US was in the top three but no decisive lead here.

Top 5 Olympics Storylines: What Americans Should Be Watching

Detroit Free Press | Shawn Windsor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

1 - Michael Phelps. You may have heard of him. Swimmer. World-record holder. Trained the last four years in Ann Arbor. Has a shot at becoming the most...