10 Questions for Dara Torres

The five-time Olympian shares her stories in Age Is Just a Number, out now. Dara Torres will now take your questions


Dara Torres

Which has been your favorite Olympics? Lindsay Mulford SADDLE RIVER, N.J.

At my first one, being 17, I was in awe of everyone else, thinking, Oh, wow, there's Michael Jordan and Mary Lou Retton, and sort of forgetting that I was there as an Olympian too. I'd have to say this past Olympics [has been my favorite], only because as a 41-year-old you appreciate things more.

Which do you enjoy more, training or competing? Dave Brown EL SOBRANTE, CALIF.

Definitely competing. I would love not to train--it just wears and tears on your body. But the competing part is just fun....

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