How to be Mentally Tough
While some swimmers seem to come by it earlier and with ease, mental toughness is something we can all work on.
Rio Moment: David Plummer: Perseverance
Narrowly missing an Olympics berth in 2012 by 12-hundredths of a second, Plummer nearly left the sport but came back strong in search of his first Olympic berth.
Rio Moment: Rise Up - Ryan Murphy
After unseating both 2012 Olympic champs at the U.S. Olympic Trials, Ryan Murphy grabbed hold of the legacy and didn’t let go once landing in Rio.
Legendary Rio Moment: Michael Phelps
The Greatest Olympian of All Time showed why in the final chapter of his storybook Olympics journey.
Golden Rio Moment: Ryan Held
Who could forget the stream of emotion from the 21-year old on the podium in Rio, crying with joy and embraced by Michael Phelps as they celebrate a gold-medal feat?
Rio Moment to Savor: Cody Miller
You’ve never seen an athlete treat a bronze medal like it was gold quite like Cody Miller did in Rio.
Historic Rio Moment: Simone Manuel
In less than a minute in Rio, Simone Manuel made history, inspired a nation and motivated a new generation of swimmers.
The Moment: Olympians Thank Host Rio for an Unforgettable Games
Watch our Olympians give thanks to Rio and to friends, family, coaches and America for all the support in their Olympic journeys.
Thank You Rio: Olympian Ryan Murphy
Gold medalist Ryan Murphy gives thanks to his friends, family, coaches, team, fans, and America for the support during his 2016 Olympic moment!