Dr. Oz talks with some of the brightest stars who competed in the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics to find out what makes these top athletes tick. He talks with 41-year-old swimmer Dara Torres, a nine-time Olympic medalist who made history as both the oldest swimming medalist in Olympic history and as the first swimmer from the United States to compete in five Olympics. Dara talks with Dr. Oz about her comeback to the sport after giving birth to her daughter and what keeps her motivated and driven to excel in and out of the water.
Then, Dr. Oz talks with sprinter LaShawn Merritt, who won the 400-meter dash at the Beijing Olympics. LaShawn talks about his training, what gives him a competitive edge and more. Plus, Dr. Oz talks with track-and-field athlete Sanya Richards, who won a bronze medal in the 400-meter dash and helped carry Team USA™ to victory in the 4x400 relay at the Beijing Olympics. Sanya talks about her lifelong love for running, overcoming illness in her athletic career and her plans for the future.
Printed from Oprah.com on Friday, December 6, 2013