“What if we athletes approached our mental health the same way we approached our physical health?”
The I.O.C. is on the wrong side of history, again.
In “The Weight of Gold,” Phelps presents a stark picture of the mental wear and tear Olympians endure.
Laurie Hernandez won medals at the 2016 Games. But she said her love of the sport was tainted under training with Maggie Haney, who is now suspended by the sport’s American federation.
The best of the best in the U.S. are fighting for six slots on the Olympic team over 26.2 miles in the biggest trials field ever.