Despite battling Stage 2 cancer, Amanda Mercer will join five teammates in a quest to become the fastest women's relay team to swim the English Channel and to raise money for ALS.
As Amanda Beard took one step closer Friday to reaching her fifth Olympic team, Bonnie D. Ford takes a look at the swimmer's evolution, in and out of the pool.
Janet Evans is headed to the Olympic trials at the age of 40. Our panel chimes in on what her story says about competitive drive, age and inspiration.
In the last Olympic trials, she was just 13 and nearly invisible. Now she's turning heads with performances like her five-medal stash at worlds.