Category Archives: Olympics / Team USA

10 Questions with Team USA Rowing Star, Sarah Trowbridge

  Earlier in our Team USA Interview Series we featured rower Margot Shumway. Today we show you our conversation with her partner, Sarah Trowbridge. While rowing is not generally one of the

10 Questions with Team USA Swimming Star, Chloe Sutton

Last week in Omaha, Nebraska, freestyle swimmer Chloe Sutton qualified for her second Olympic Games; her first as a pool swimmer.  As an open water swimmer in Beijing, Sutton came up short

10 Questions with Team USA Rowing Star, Margot Shumway

Margot Shumway qualified for the London Olympic Games in the double sculls event with partner Sarah Trowbridge. Shumway was a member of Team USA at the 2008 Olympics where she had a

10 Questions with Team USA Shooting Star, Jason Turner

USA Shooter Jason Turner is on his way to his third Olympic Games, “aiming” for another medal.  He says if he can get to the place inside himself where he is not

10 Questions with Team USA Table-Tennis Star, Lily Zhang

For teenage table-tennis phenom, Lily Zhang, international competitions are second nature.  This summer, in London, Lily has yet another chance to showcase the experience and mental toughness that earned her the title,

10 Questions with Team USA Soccer Star, Carli Lloyd

Four years ago in Beijing, Carli Lloyd scored a goal in extra time against Brazil securing a gold medal and a spot atop the podium for the American women.  This summer in

10 Questions with Team USA Synchronized Swimmer, Mary Killman

Team USA did not qualify for the London Olympics in the team portion of Synchronized Swimming. However, Mary Killman and her partner Mariya Koroleva qualified in the duets event. Mary, the youngest member

10 Questions with Team USA Judo Star, Nick Delpopolo

For Nick Delpopolo, the journey in becoming an Olympian began in Montenegro, went through New Jersey, up to New York and back down to New Jersey again.  Through all the hard work

10 Questions with Team USA Canoe/Kayak Star, Caroline Queen

Twenty-year-old Caroline Queen has spent the majority of her young life in the water, navigating through obstacles, competing, seeking success.  London will be her first trip to the Olympics this summer, representing

10 Questions with Team USA Weightlifter, Kendrick Farris

As Team USA weightlifter Kendrick Farris prepares for his second Olympic Games, he says he is “training to win”.  But for him, even more than competing and claiming a medal, the journey

10 Questions with Team USA Olympic Soccer Star, Lauren Cheney

Four years ago, a then twenty-year-old Lauren Cheney was the last to secure a spot on the US Soccer Olympic roster; and that was because national star Abby Wambach had broken her

After catching Natalie Coughlin, is Missy Franklin U.S. Swimming’s Newest Star?

Anyone that follows USA Swimming will know the names Jenny Thompson, Summer Sanders, Dana Torres, Natalie Coughlin, and so many more stars in the pool. Have you heard of Missy Franklin? If