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  1. The more Michael the merrier

    Jessica Hardy

    I have to admit: It's not often that the whole world is talking about swimming in the spring of a non-Olympic year. That's what happens when the most decorated Olympian of all time decides to come out of retirement. The return of Michael Phelps is a ...

    Blog | April 28, 2014
  2. Winter inspiration

    Jessica Hardy

    Confession: I'm a nervous wreck while I watch the Winter Olympics on TV. I get so stressed! I know just what it's like to be so close to realizing your dream, and I get so upset when athletes stumble on a ski jump or fall on the last lap of a race. ...

    Blog | February 11, 2014
  3. Duel in the Pool a real thriller

    Jessica Hardy

    Sudden death. There's nothing quite as exciting (and high pressure) in the world of sports. That is what Team USA faced during the final minutes of this year's Duel in the Pool meet against the European all-stars. The event pairs male and female swim...

    Blog | December 24, 2013
  4. A teammate for life

    Jessica Hardy

    It's official! After seven years together, I finally tied the knot with my best friend and fellow swimmer, Dominik Meichtry. After the world championships ended in August in Barcelona, we had a small reception in Dominik's home country of Switzerla...

    Blog | November 12, 2013
  5. espnW -- Swimmer Jessica Hardy experiences thrills and chills at ...

    Jessica Hardy

    If watching youngsters Missy Franklin and Katie Ledecky dominate while winning a gold medal herself wasn't enough, Jessica Hardy got a real jolt at the world championships: nearly losing her engagement ring.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2013
  6. espnW -- Jessica Hardy looks ahead to wedding as competition wind...

    Jessica Hardy

    As she finishes competing at the world championships, Jessica Hardy is happy to switch gears and turn her attention to her October wedding and her precious pup.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2013
  7. espnW -- After an offseason of fun, Jessica Hardy is back in the ...

    Jessica Hardy

    After an offseason of fun that included driving a race car and attending the Grammys, Jessica Hardy is back in the pool hoping to make a splash at nationals.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2013
  8. Happiness is my new priority

    Jessica Hardy

    What a difference a year makes. At this time last year, leading up to the London Games, there was a lot of anxiety in my life. After my suspension just before Beijing, I was afraid I wouldn't get another shot at the Olympics. Even if I did perform we...

    Blog | April 11, 2013
  9. On to the next race

    Jessica Hardy

    I didn't expect winning Olympic medals to feel quite this good! Since I started swimming, I've dreamed of competing at the Olympics and earning medals with the U.S. team. Seeing those dreams become reality this past summer has brought me immense ...

    Blog | November 13, 2012
  10. Finally time to dry off

    Jessica Hardy

    My racing is complete, and my suits are drying out for the first time in longer than I can remember. Swimmers don't get much of a break. We pretty much train full time, year-round, which I have done for my entire career. (I have been on the natio...

    Blog | August 10, 2012
  11. #AskJessica: Hardy answers your questions

    Jessica Hardy

    You asked U.S. swimmer Jessica Hardy questions via Twitter, and she answered. She weighs in on her love for the sprint events, her swimming strengths and her time in London: Tina, @TinaLaswim: Have you considered competing in the 200m breaststroke...

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  12. It's surpassed anything I imagined!

    Jessica Hardy

    Greetings from the Olympic village! The swim team arrived on Monday, and I have finally finished unpacking the cornucopia of clothes that we found waiting for us in our rooms upon arrival. I have seven suitcases stuffed into my dorm room! We are goin...

    Blog | July 26, 2012
  13. I can't believe I'm an Olympian

    Jessica Hardy

    When I touched the wall at the end of the 100-meter breaststroke final last week at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials, my first thoughts were happy ones. I knew it had been a good race, but then I looked at the scoreboard. My name was third behind Br...

    Blog | July 06, 2012
  14. We're hoping to medal in London -- together!

    Jessica Hardy

    There are some days when the absolute last thing I want to do is wake up before dawn on a cold morning and jump into an equally cold pool. But there is one thing that makes it so much better: my fiance Dominik Meichtry is right there with me. We met ...

    Blog | May 31, 2012
  15. Training mind, body to be better than ever

    Jessica Hardy

    Going through a moment of crisis transformed me, humbled me and brought out what mattered most in my life. During my suspension from competing, I probably would have lost my spirit completely if I didn't have a loving group of family and friends ther...

    Blog | April 17, 2012
  16. Swimmer Jessica Hardy trains her mind, body to be better than eve...

    Jessica Hardy

    Using sports psychology has made Jessica Hardy a better swimmer than ever, and helped her put the past to rest as well.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2012