Monday, February 4, 2008

17-year-old Kathleen Hersey Aims for the Olympic Swim Team

Kathleen Hersey won gold at last year's USA Swimming National Championships, and she is a favorite to make the 2008Olympic Swimming Team.

Oh, and did I mention that she's just 17 years old? Read more about her at

Commenting on what the Olympics mean to her, Hersey explains:

"We play the national anthem after school every day, and on occasions I get goose bumps thinking about [the Olympics] because you are representing your country and not just your school or your club team. I can't even describe what it would be if I made that team."

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