Inspiring blog post by Natalie Coughlin here on teamusa.org â€¦
Many people assume that the life of an athlete is a life of glamour. Â Trust me, itâ€™s not all traveling, photo shoots and parties! While I have done some amazingly glamorous things, the thousands of hours of heavily scheduled training has far outweighed them. Â Without the countless hours of relentless work, I would have never experienced the traveling, photo shoots, television appearances, et cetera. Â And while I have enjoyed those once-in-a-lifetime experiences, what I have loved the most is the daily grind of training.