“The water is your friend…..you don’t have to fight with water, just share the same spirit as the water, and it will help you move.”
“I try to make the good days great and take something positive from the days I’m not feeling good” – Katie Ledecky
“In training, she’s not afraid of failure, but failure is not an option”
– Bruce Gemmel on Katie Ledecky
“It’s not who’s put up the fastest time in the world that year, or who’s put up the fastest time in the previous four years, but who can get their hand on the wall first today.”
Alexander Dale Oen
“There is no single way to train, or do anything well. You have to keep thinking, keep doing things.”
“Success isn’t final, failure isn’t fatal, it’s courage that counts.”
“Have fun, because that’s what life is all about.”
“It’s what you do with the rough patches that will define the athlete that you’ll become.”
“For myself, losing is not coming second. It’s getting out of the water knowing you could have done better. For myself, I have won every race I’ve been in”.
“You can’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get”.