13 Year-Old Olympic Hopeful

7 07 2008

Don’t ever let anyone tell you that you’re too young… At 12 years-old, swimming star Lia Neal qualified for the Olympics after clocking a 56.87 second time in the 100-meter freestyle — and breaking a decade old record! Now 13, the prodigy is competing for a spot on the Olympic team. And, she’s already been compared to Tiger Woods 🙂

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12 07 2008
Frances

She’s fantastic, of course, but what is the minimum age for participation in the Olympics? She looks happy enough, but I remember seeing those tiny US gymnasts who were under massive amounts of pressure. Do competitors never crack, or do we just never hear about it?

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