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Continued: C.J.: Olympic swimmer Dara Torres is spinning about her two new passions

  • Article by: C.J. , Star Tribune
  • Last update: September 28, 2013 - 4:18 PM

A: Yeah, exactly. Look at it. I want that lift. I don’t have that lift.

 

Q As a child I met Bullet Bob Hayes, Olympic sprinter, Dallas Cowboy and, at one time, the fastest man in the world. I overheard Hayes tell the adults around me that he got challenged almost daily by guys who would look at him and say: You don’t look that fast. Do you get challenged much at the pool?

A : The one time I got challenged was [by] a guy who said his dog could beat me. I’m like, seriously? He was adamant about it. So I had to go to the pool and race this dog in the pool, to show I’m faster than a dog.

 

Interviews are edited. Write to C.J. at cj@startribune.com.



 

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