The Most Grueling Feats at the 2012 US Olympic Trials
By Alessandro Miglio on Bleacher Report
The day of reckoning has arrived.
You have trained for this distance run for months, or even years. It was difficult at first, as training for any athletic activity should be, but you toughed it out through shin splints and bruised toes to get to this point. Whether it is a 5k or a full marathon, you know what it took to get here and how much it will take out of you.
Crossing the finish line with rubberized legs and lungs afire, elation sweeps over you as your body succumbs to the exhaustion. This has been a grueling race.
Now do it again. Within the hour.
This is similar to what some athletes have gone through at the trials, and what some of them might be doing at the Olympics as well. Here are some of the most grueling accomplishments by Olympic athletes at the U.S Olympic Trials… [Read more]
Found on Bleacher Report at: http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1242868-ryan-lochte-and-the-most-grueling-feats-at-the-2012-us-olympic-trials
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