Great Swimmer

Why Dara Torres is a great swimmer

Great Swimmer

There are lots of great sports out there in the world, one is swimming. I’m going to tell you about Dara Torres and why she is a great swimmer. She’s fast, her age and her inspiration to swim.


Fast

One great topic for Dara Torres is that she is really fast! Here’s an example, “A flashy and explosive race, in the 50 meter freestyle in 24.07 seconds.”(pg. 43 Swimming) For another reason why she’s fast is “she set the world record at 24.06 for the Mad Dash.”(pg. 43 Swimming) “Not only did she qualify the 2008 games, but she broke the American record in 50 meter freestyle!” (Pg.43 Swimming)


Age

Another topic on why Dara Torres is a great swimmer is her age. Here is an example,” On August 10, 2008, the 41 year old became the oldest swimmer of either genders to gardener a medal for the 4x100 meter freestyle relay.”(Pg.12 Age is just a number) “I retired in 1992, but came back to the games in 2000 in Sydney.” (Pg.12 Age is just a number) Another reason for her age is,” I retired so l could be the oldest female Olympic swimmer in the world.” (Pg.12 Age is just a number)


Inspiration

The last topic about Dara Torres is her Inspiration to swim. An example is,” just because you’re old doesn’t mean that you can’t continue your dreams.” (Pg.2 Age is just a number) Another example is,” If you ever watched a parent you adore die, well I knew in my heart that I could still succeed.”(Pg.2 Age is just a number) The last reason is,” My dad would push me to swim whenever I was at his house for the swimmer. He would want me to just keep swimming.”(pg. 12 and 13 Age is just a number)


conclusion

Those are some reasons why I think that Dara Torres is a great swimmer. If you don’t think so then you should research her yourself. You better think again about these three topics, she’s really fast, her age, and her inspiration to swim.