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Welcome back we're in the pit with eight time Olympic gold medalist turned medical doctor Jenny Thompson and -- is now an anesthesiologist.
At Boston's Brigham and Women's Hospital.
But -- hasn't given up briefing just yet good morning.
Harry you're unbelievable okay first of I don't look at these -- expelled you know we talk about the eat cold medals -- -- a total of twelve.
I'm talking to the woman right now who has the most.
For any US Olympian in history that's fair -- -- in my Chevy for much -- very you know there's an Olympics coming up.
So tell us about this transition from swimming to becoming a doctor how did you do it and and and why.
Why -- -- Was bouncing swimming in academics I went to Stanford University where academics is very important and and that's -- his is very important to me Soto has been balancing both and so wasn't that much just straps as -- transition from one as -- you know I was.
I was a professional swimmer -- along time in I don't to four Olympics -- -- and then.
The crowning achievement on the planet -- and you know you finish up medical school hand and then you you're you're now on Boston -- yeah that is right.
That's quite a transition what was in transition like it was.
Think I have a difficult transition going from being.
You know and Olympia and you know number one in the world in my sport to a -- medical student that was an interesting transition but it's been great I -- living -- my residency program.
At Brigham and women's and -- great insists its -- plan so have to ask you about that territory is nobody talking about being a 41 year old -- what do you make of that.
I think she's so talented and she's then you know.
Very fit and -- I think it's -- much of a strategy take my time off and then be the best she's ever been.
And a lot of work into it and hopefully she brings us home some medals I understand you are leaving and a week to go to Jack and I am so excited I am going to support the US team and a -- for two weeks and really excited about it.
So for kids are watching at home right now and I'm sitting with that the biggest medal winner ever what kind of Ice-T get to kids out there because you've done both he had Kuwait education you've gone after your dreams.
Mean and you've -- your sport.
I think it always have fun with that if not having fun with that and it's hard to take it to the highest level because you really have to -- to do a lot of work.
It's a great at -- point you must have the best work ethic tiny town and it was so great meeting you.
And -- as the favorite but that can -- some -- come busy hospital in -- million.
About it and yeah as I was the hospital agreeable fun yeah I'd like to see what it's like this transition from swimming we can we can you know spent some time in the pool and I'll drowned and.
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