She is a three-time Olympian, four-time Olympic gold medalist and the greatest female distance swimmer ever.
She has won 45 national titles, held world records for nearly 20 years and still holds an American record that no one’s been able to beat (the 800 freestyle).
Now, the superstar who been retired for 15 years and is now a mother of two is staging a comeback in a big way. Janet Evans is attempting to qualify for the U.S. Olympic Team, at the age of 40!
Janet updates us on her training and how she’s feeling in the pool now compared to her last Olympic games in 1996. She reveals how close her times are now, at 40, to her times in Atlanta, when she was 24 years old.
She also explains the challenges of building up her cardiovascular strength now that she’s 40 and what it’s like to balance swimming with family life. Plus, find out how it feels to compete against some swimmers who weren’t even born yet when she was winning her gold medals.
Plus, find out the greatest moment of her athletic career. Here’s a hint: it has nothing to do with being in the pool and everything to do with her big moment with a sports legend.
To find out more about Janet’s career, her swim clinics and her healthy living tips, visit her website JanetEvans.com.