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Welcome back to happy hour everyone comes stuff I visited here a couple of -- -- at the Waldorf Astoria hotel by the way live next get -- some -- for staying fit and staying young.
And that we should all aspire to its feet a mom forty and it.
Olympic swimming relented at 42 you.
She believes no matter what age is just a number and you should never ever out -- -- -- the game.
Or -- your dreams five time Olympic medalist Dara Torres joining us now.
For happy hour yet and I don't even wanna compare my card here I think that you have no -- on -- -- missy its genetic.
Government and -- get an apartment for Friday I asked gray how much does this article I.
Some -- into that topic Rebecca just read so it can help you your mom at forty -- -- to -- Olympic gold medals in Olympic medals and superstar.
What is it -- Kim Clijsters just came back also came -- won the US open same way.
What do you do what's your training your what's -- meant to the settlement goes all physical some of -- think there's.
Always been a stigma on on female athletes and once they have a kid they're supposed to be a mom and not get back and -- athletics so.
I think that stigma sort -- going away hopefully.
But for me personally I mean Kim Clijsters is 26 I'm 42 so I think that's.
I think I could -- her mom now I think our training methods are -- a little bit different.
After me personally they have my age are glad to worry about recovery and make sure that I get enough rest of my muscles recover I mean I cannot do -- the twenty year olds -- at least for anyone has the and I really after -- -- my body that way financing.
And you know I mean you didn't just break your own record 26 years after you set it.
I -- state.
Maybe you can't -- the same way but you're doing something let's just remarkable.
You know fuming is such a big deal about my age I think it really worked to my advantage because I knew what to expect I listen to my body and you -- put in my body I knew how to work my body I think it's just really we're going either.
A future in professional tennis.
I don't know I have to look in your biceps and commercial break I'm not really sure.
-- -- -- Yeah she said yes but ball boy would be -- Have paid to distant number you know you touch on that you talk about a lot you know he wasn't home.
Easy for you now live he had a lot of obstacles that you went up against and still.
He didn't let any of it not even your age you stop you.
What the inspiration that you get is -- coming from your family is it just the fact that you have that's when there's mentality that you just -- -- keep on going and exceeding what is it.
-- -- I had awesome parents that they raised me right and they never pushed -- you are they were just there for me the way they needed to be they're forming.
I don't know you know I think a lot inspiration comes from within two yeah you know you have to have an inspiration assessment -- -- to see that there's not there and I've always had it in and you know I would dive in the water right now the water and -- my age so what did it matter how old I was -- -- -- I was there competing and you know a lot of kids weren't very site that I was there because they'd accept their Olympic spot but if I was so fast one on the US team I deserve to count that is well yeah.
-- -- And I didn't -- that is why that is what you guys I don't know.
-- but the question is you know how -- -- -- unit that mental frame of mind we have.
Really -- -- solid competitors a lot younger than you going after it.
I mean kind of intimidating now.
I think it's the fire that daylight under -- you know they're like ash is all she can't do this you know by the -- Analysts are saying that it just gets me going and I want to prove that I can do -- -- I think having the support of so many middle aged people also wanted me to do well also maybe -- Maybe -- put off something that they thought they could do because there agent and they wanted someone to do well that inspired me and it really got me going -- displaced fire under me.
Let's question how long you know -- got about your turn out -- Erica -- -- resident I look how long we keep going got another ten years it's hot it's now 2000.
Senior Olympics that but I -- -- repertory 12 -- I I am.
Basically working on my knee after Lebanese surgery.
Have about 1218 month recovery after that then I'll decide when it all right well for the record when you recovered I'll take -- -- and and don't come any time tomorrow.
I said I don't.
-- -- -- You'll have to see all my shots this is there by our act and how.
That's volumes and I'll let me let Alex -- -- You're beautiful guys thanks so much Dara Torres and mother -- and they -- very little they -- very.
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