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.
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.
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.
Using sports psychology has made Jessica Hardy a better swimmer than ever, and helped her put the past to rest as well.
Almost four years after a doping ban, Jessica Hardy is still working to prove it wasn't her fault. And she is focused on renewing the Olympic dream crushed in 2008.