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Get inspired by Dara Torres, 5-time Olympic Veteran, mother, author, speaker, and entrepreneur.
Meet the Woman Who Inspired Millions Across the Globe
The fastest swimmer in American history, Dara Torres has swum in 5 Olympics, and in 2008 at the age of 41 was the oldest swimming to ever make the U.S. Olympic team.
Named one of the "Top Female Athletes of the Decade" by Sports Illustrated, Dara proves that dreams are attainable at any age.
As Emcee, Dara Torres Shares Sensational Stories At Hall of Fame Induction; Wonderful Messages Relayed
The way she commanded the room, behind her charisma and easy-going way, reflected the way she operated during an illustrious career. During her competitive days, Dara Torres established herself as one of the greatest performers in history, a 12-time Olympic medalist who proved anything is possible when she raced to three silver medals as a 41-year-old at the 2008 Games in Beijing.
At the end of her opening speech, though, Torres delivered a beautiful commentary on the sport and what it meant to her. It was a message that can be applied to multiple facets of life.
In 2019 Dara Torres was inducted into the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Hall of Fame.
A Mother Inspired
Balancing Motherhood, Passion, and Career
Underneath it all, Dara believes that her most important job is simply called "Mom." Mother to Tessa Grace, Dara has been a devoted mother and an athlete throughout her career.