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Torres And Phelps, Revolutionizing Swimming

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Torres And Phelps, Revolutionizing Swimming

Torres And Phelps, Revolutionizing Swimming

Torres And Phelps, Revolutionizing Swimming

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Swimmers Dara Torres and Michael Phelps are sports trailblazers in different ways. Torres, 41, has become an inspiration for older athletes everywhere and has transformed perceptions of how long swimmers can compete at the elite level. Michael Phelps? Well, he's simply revolutionized the sport.