ESPN’s Julie Foudy chats with Team USA sprinter, Allyson Felix about the upcoming London Olympics. Allyson talks about her two previous trips to the Olympics and her plans for the upcoming games. Every Olympic competitor wants the gold medal but how will this year be different for Felix? Maturity. She feels her experience and maturity will be her biggest asset in bringing home gold.
Julie asks Allyson how important the weight room is and she says it’s “huge”. Fans watch the races but don’t often see the countless hours spent on the track and in the weight room. Felix feels getting out of the blocks has been a challenge but hitting the weight room is helping her to be more aggressive and explosive.
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