Amanda Beard - Quotes

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I concentrate on preparing to swim my race and let the other swimmers think about me, not me about them. ---->>>

I protect my skin with sunscreen and am religious about keeping my face moisturized and properly protected all day, so I also use a face lotion with SPF 30. ---->>>

The swimming community is really conservative. I don't know why, because we're in no clothing whatsoever. ---->>>

To look good in the water you have to pick the right swimsuit. I own close to 500. ---->>>

I always tell people, I'm a better swimmer because I'm a mom and a better mom because I'm swimmer. ---->>>

If you want me to swim fast, you have to let me enjoy my life. ---->>>

I know that I do deserve good things. ---->>>

I'd go to swim practice, put my face in the water, and I didn't have to talk to anybody. Swimming was like my escape, but it was also like this huge prison because I felt like I had to swim up to people's standards. ---->>>

Obviously, the competitor in you, you want to be in the top three every time in the pool. ---->>>

People wanted to be friends with me for not the right reasons. They'd introduce me to somebody else as the Olympian or the swimmer. I didn't want to stand out. I wanted to blend in. ---->>>

When people say to me, 'You're like the Anna Kournikova who wins,' I definitely take it as a compliment, because she's quite gorgeous. ---->>>

In swimming, everyone calls me grandma, because I'm the oldest there. Then with my friends, I'm the youngest and I'm the baby. It's definitely bizarre. ---->>>

With my sport, I am outside and in the water, which can be really drying and damaging to the skin, so I try to be vigilant about taking good care of it. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 10-29, 1981
Birthplace: Newport Beach, California, U.S.
Occupation: Athlete

Amanda Ray Beard (born October 29, 1981), also known by her married name Amanda Brown, is an American swimmer and a seven-time Olympic medalist (two gold, four silver, one bronze). She is a former world record holder in the 200-meter breaststroke (long course). Beard's success has earned her the American Swimmer of the Year Award twice (wikipedia)