- Missy Franklin, three-time medalist at 2011 FINA World Championships and first-time Olympian
“A winner is that person who gets up one more time than she is knocked down.”
- Mia Hamm, former professional soccer player
"'Breathe, believe, and battle.' My former coach, Troy Tanner, told us that before each match. Breathe—be in the moment. Believe—have faith that you can rise above it. Battle—you gotta be prepared to go for as long as it takes."