” The title ‘black swimmer’ makes it seem like I am not supposed to be able to win a gold medal, I am not supposed to be able to break the Olympic record, and that is not true, as I work as hard as anybody else, and I love the sport, and I want to win, just like everybody else. “


” I swim for myself. I love it, I have fun, and just representing my country is the greatest honor I could ever have. “


” LeBron James, I just love watching him play. I love his work ethic and all the things he stands for. “


” Swimming is a life-saving skill, so just the fact that the sport that I love can give so much back to other people – and inspire them to join something that they never thought they could do or go after their dreams – is something that is really special to me. “



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I swim for myself. I love it, I have fun, and just representing my country is the greatest honor I could ever have.


LeBron James, I just love watching him play. I love his work ethic and all the things he stands for.
Swimming is a life-saving skill, so just the fact that the sport that I love can give so much back to other people - and inspire them to join something that they never thought they could do or go after their dreams - is something that is really special to me.
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