Parents Les and Cathy ... father is a nuclear technician and mother is an elementary school teacher ... mom swam until the 8th grade, where she held New England records
Spouse Married Andy Grant, who swam at Stanford, in the fall of 2011 ... The couple has one son, Arlen, born in 2015.
Sibling(s) One older brother, Nick, is an AP English teacher and high school swim coach
Started Swimming Age 5 ... "My mom was a coach- had me on a pool deck in backpack before I could walk."
Sports Played Before Swimming Soccer, gymnastics, basketball, track, volleyball
Pet(s) One dog, Mallie (English Bulldog)
Hobbies Outside the Pool Woodworking, crafts, interior design, playing piano
Ultimate Way to Relax Hot shower ... then curl up with a good book!
Most Influential Person Parents and coaches ... mom is into hard training and dad works on her technique
Affiliated non-profits or Organizations American Heart Association ... "I had a heart condition at age 14, possibly never able to swim again, [but] kept on swimming."
Training Stats Swims 12k a day ... 5.5 hours a day ... 2 workouts a day, 5-6 days a week
More At age 12, she was the youngest competitor at the 2000 Olympic Trials ... at age 13, she was the youngest member of 2001 Goodwill Games team ... took fifth in the 100m fly at 2003 Spring Nationals, just 11 days after a minor heart surgery (Radio-frequency Ablation)
More Attended the Univ. of Florida for her freshman season, then transferred to Cal-Berkeley in 2006
More "I make multiple trips a year to train in the ocean under Milt Nelms. I also do a lot of training outside the water: pilates, volleyball, spin classes, hip-hop, ballroom dance."
More "I love projects! I built a desk, watch display case, frames, headboard and working on repairing a new piano. A teammate is moving in with me, so I surprised her with a completely designed room (built the heaboard and large frames). She loved it!
Favorites U.S. city: Berkeley, Calif. ... int'l destination: Australia ... band: Nickelback ... movie: Boondock Saints ... t.v. shows: Family Guy, The Girls Next Door
Three-time Olympian and seven-time Olympic medalist
Won three medals at the 206 Olympic Games 16 months after giving birth to first child
Took bronze in the 100m fly, gold in the 400m medley relay and silver in the 400m free relay
Finished second in the 100m butterfly at 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials to qualify for her third Olympic Team
Placed fourth in the 100m fly just 5 months after giving birth to a son, Arlen, at the 2015 Phillips 66 National Championships
Won bronze in the 100m fly and gold in the 400m medley relay at the 2013 FINA World Championships
Qualified for the 2013 FINA World Championships with a win in the 100m fly at Phillips 66 Nationals
Won gold in the 800m free relay, the 400m medley relay (WR) and the 100m fly, setting a WR and a best time of 55.98 at the 2012 Olympic Games in London
Qualified for the 2012 Olympic team by finishing first in the 100m fly (setting both a U.S. Open record and American record in prelims and semis, respectively) and third in the 200m free
Won her first individual world title in the 100m fly at the 2011 FINA World Championships; also took home gold in the 4x100m medley relay and silver in the 4x100m free relay; placed seventh in the 50m fly and 100m free
Won the 100m fly and finished third in the 100m free at the 2011 ConocoPhillips National Championships
Claimed two silvers and a bronze medal in the 4x100m free-relay, 4x100m med-relay, and the 100m fly respectively at the 2010 FINA Short Course World Championships
Defended her 100m free national title while placing second in the 100m fly and 200m free events at the 2010 CP National Championships
Grabbed four gold medals at the 2010 MOO Pan Pacific Championships in the 100m fly as well as the 800m free, 400m free and 400m medley relays
Captured silver in the 800m free relay and bronze in the 200m free at the 2009 FINA World Championships
Won the 100m and 200m free at the 2009 National Championships
Claimed NCAA titles in the 100y and 200y free as well as the 400y and 800y free relays
Named NCAA Swimmer of the Year, Pac-10 Swimmer of the Year and Honda Sports Award Winner for swimming in 2009
Member of the world record-setting women's 800m freestyle relay at the 2007 World Championships
Earned gold as a member of the 800m free relay at the 2006 Pan Pacifics
Gold medalist on the 800m free relay that broke the 17-year-old world record at the 2004 Olympic Games; also finished sixth in the 200m free
2016: Bronze, 100m Fl; Gold, 400m MR; Silver, 400m FR-R
2012: Gold, 100m FL; Gold, 800m FR-R; Gold, 400m MR
2004: Gold, 800m FR (WR); 6th, 200m FR
World Champs History
2013: Gold, 400m MR; Bronze, 100m FL; 8th, 50m FL
2011: Gold, 100m FL; Gold, 400m MR; Silver, 400m FR-R; 7th, 100m FR; 7th, 100m FL